Thomas Baruch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 3
  • Exits
  • 1

Thomas Baruch General Information


Mr. Thomas Baruch serves as Advisor at Tachyus. He served as Partner at Formation 8. He founded CMEA Capital in 1989. At Exxon, he managed investments and created several early-stage technology companies applying materials science and semiconductor-industry technologies such as Supertex (SUPX). He formed CMEA Capital with New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in 1989 after previously having founded and served as CEO of Microwave Technology, a supplier of gallium arsenide integrated circuits and value-added sub-systems. He was one of the original investors in Aclara Biosciences (which merged with Monogram Biosciences - NASDAQ: MRGM), Flextronics (FLEX), Netro (NTRO), Silicon Spice (acquired by BRCM) and Symyx Technologies (SMMX). He currently heads up the firm's energy and materials investments to include fuel cells, solar power generation and management, biofuels and rechargeable batteries, among others. He continues to engage in his passion for early-stage investments by serving as Chairman of the Board of materials and energy companies including: Codexis, Inc., Cnano Technologies, Intermolecular and Wildcat Discovery Technologies. He also currently serves on the boards of Biolight, Entropic Communications (ENTR), Exela, Luminus Devices and Solyndra. Mr. Baruch holds an engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Juris Doctor degree from Capital University. He is a registered patent attorney and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Board of Trustees of the Berkeley Institute for Synthetic Biology (BISB) and the Board of Trustees of That Man May See Foundation. He also serves as chairman and board member at Physiometrix. He also served as an Executive Chairman of the Board at Calysta Energy. He also serves as an Advisor at 8VC. He serves as a Board Member at LaunchPad Central.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

Thomas Baruch Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Joro 14-Dec-2020 Seed Round 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000 00
000000 27-Jul-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 000000 000000 00
Nasseo 06-Dec-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Surgical Devices Generating Revenue 000000 000000 00
PBC Tech 23-Jun-2014 Later Stage VC 00.000 Energy Storage Out of Business 000000 000000 00
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Thomas Baruch Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000 0000 01-Mar-2019 000 00 00000000
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Thomas Baruch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Thomas Baruch JD Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Thomas Baruch Co-Investors (27)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Archer Daniels Midland 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cultivian Sandbox Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
RIT Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sequoia Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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