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Bart Swanson


Mr. Bart Swanson serves as Board Member of BenevolentAI. He also serves as Board Member at Rubikloud and Impossible Foods. Previously, he was the Chairman of Summly, Chief Operating Officer at Badoo, International Managing Director at GSI Commerce, General Manager at Amazon and Managing Director at EMI Music Europe. He was a Chairman of Bitcasa. He has nearly 15 years of cutting-edge internet and commerce experience. He is a Board Member at AISense. Mr. Swanson received his Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School; his Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania; was a Fellow at the Lauder Institute; and has a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Southern California.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

Bart Swanson Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sonantic 03-Mar-2020 Early Stage VC 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
00000000 12-Jul-2019 00000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000000 0000000 04-Dec-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000000000 19-Apr-2017 00000 00000 0000 Database Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
0000000000 12-Oct-2016 00000 (00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
00000000 31-May-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
0000000 15-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Startup 0000 0000000
000 0000 20-Feb-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Startup 0000 0000000
Zoom Video Communications 28-Jan-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Communication Software Profitable 0000 0000000
Shine Security 24-Oct-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Security Services (B2B) Out of Business 0000 0000000
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Bart Swanson Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Zoom Video Communications 18-Apr-2019 IPO 00000 Completed
0000000000 13-Mar-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000
0000000 05-Jan-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
Viv Labs 07-Oct-2016 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
Shine Security Out of Business Completed
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Bart Swanson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Bart Swanson Angel Investor 00 0 London, United Kingdom