Erik Benson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Portfolio
  • 1

Erik Benson General Information


Mr. Erik Benson serves as Managing Director at Voyager Capital. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Lighter Capital. He focuses on market-changing technologies and disruptive business models, concentrating his efforts on working with seed- and early-stage companies based in the Pacific Northwest. He also serves as Advisor of Chirpify. He serves as a Board Member at SheerID. He currently represents Voyager on the board of directors of Act-On Software, Stackery, Anova Data, Lighter Capital, Lytics, Rio SEO, SheerID, Shiftboard , and SkyWard. He also served as a Board Member at Act-On Software. He was previously responsible for Voyager's investments in aQuantive (acquired by Microsoft), Blue Box (acquired by IBM), Capital Stream (acquired by HCL Technologies), Covario (acquired by Dentsu Aegis), Elemental Technologies (acquired by Amazon Web Services), Geoloqi (acquired by ESRI) and Kryptiq (acquired by Surescripts). Prior to Voyager, he was a seed investor for Seattle-based WRF Capital after holding leadership roles at Mimix, a pioneer in the area of motion capture and animation software. He started his career in New York for a predecessor bank to JPMorgan Chase, advising and financing private equity clients. He received a BA in Economics from Pacific Lutheran University in 1990 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1997.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 719 Second Avenue
  • Suite 1400
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States
+1 (206) 000-0000

Erik Benson Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
00000000 0000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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Erik Benson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Erik Benson Angel Investor 00 0 0 Seattle, WA
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