Richard Hess Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 2

Richard Hess General Information


Mr. Richard Hess is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Cobalt Capital. He serves as Board Member at Scopely. Mr. Hess Co-Founded and served as Managing Partner at Evolution Media Capital. Mr. Hess serves as Board Member at Attn. He serves as Board Member at The Athletic. He served as Board Member at Jaunt. He also serves as a Board Member at Gametime. Mr. Hess sources, structures and executes transactions for a variety of clients in the media, sports and entertainment industries. In addition to being a partner of EMC, Mr. Hess also co-manages Evolution Media Partners (EMP); overseeing global investments in the sports, media, entertainment and technology sectors. Prior to EMC, Mr. Hess led the Film Finance group at CAA. Previously, Mr. Hess held executive positions at TriStar Pictures and The William Morris Agency and was President of Phoenix Pictures and Propaganda Films. Mr. Hess is the Chairman of the Board of Inner-City Filmmakers, a non-profit production education program for low-income students and that then helps them find jobs in the entertainment industry. He also serves on the Board of Directors for LA's Promise and Chrysalis and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Mr. Hess is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 100 Wilshire Boulevard
  • Suite 1200
  • Santa Monica, CA 90401
  • United States
+1 (310) 000-0000

Richard Hess Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
dot.LA 18-Feb-2020 Seed Round 000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
Aspiration 16-Sep-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue

Richard Hess Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Richard Hess Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Richard Hess Angel Investor 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA

Richard Hess Co-Investors (75)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Comcast Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greycroft 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Maveron 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Perkins Coie 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Upfront Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar