Jeffrey Bonforte Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 8

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

Jeffrey Bonforte General Information

Description

Mr. Jeffrey Bonforte serves as Managing Partner at Catapult Capital. He also serves as a General Partner at Protocol Ventures. He serves as a Venture Partner at Parade Ventures. He also served as Chief Executive Officer at Grindr. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Communications Products at Yahoo. Mr. Bonforte serves as a Venture Advisor at Relay Ventures. He is the Senior Vice President of Communication Products at Yahoo. He leads the team responsible for Yahoo's core communications products - Mail, Messenger, Groups, Calendar, and Contacts. He has 20 years of experience in internet and technology product development. A long-time entrepreneur, he has founded or led pioneering start-ups including i-drive, Gizmo5, and Xobni, which Yahoo acquired in 2013. Mr. Bonforte also previously worked at Yahoo as Vice President of Social Search and Vice President of Messenger. Mr. Bonforte is an active angel investor. Outside of the tech industry, he has over 400 skydives and is a partner and investor in Aston Martin Racing North America. He earned his BA in Classical Civilizations from UCLA.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 665 3rd Street
  • Suite 150
  • San Francisco, CA 94107
  • United States

Jeffrey Bonforte Investments (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Bloks. 02-Nov-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Mindmesh 01-Jan-2021 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
HeadSpin 23-Dec-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Sheltr 30-Apr-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Printify 11-Apr-2019 0000 00000 000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Wheelwell 01-Jan-2019 0000 00000 000 Specialty Retail Out of Business 0000000 00000000
BrightCrowd 07-Oct-2016 Seed Round 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Earny (Internet Software) 01-Jan-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Internet Software Generating Revenue

Jeffrey Bonforte Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Wheelwell 19-Sep-2023 Out of Business
Earny (Internet Software) 01-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
Sheltr 20-Nov-2019 000000000000000000

Jeffrey Bonforte Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Jeffrey Bonforte Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jeffrey Bonforte Angel Investor 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Jeffrey Bonforte Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Mistral Venture Partners 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Renegade Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SV Frontier 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scott Roberts 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silverhorn Investment Advisors 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Jeffrey Bonforte FAQs

  • Who is Jeffrey Bonforte?

    Jeffrey Bonforte is an angel Investor who has made 8 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jeffrey Bonforte?

    Jeffrey Bonforte is an angel investor.

  • What does Jeffrey Bonforte do?

    As an angel investor, Jeffrey Bonforte invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Jeffrey Bonforte invested in?

    Jeffrey Bonforte has made numerous investments in companies like Bloks., Mindmesh, and HeadSpin within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has Jeffrey Bonforte invested in recently?

    Jeffrey Bonforte's latest investment was on 02-Nov-2022 in Bloks., a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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