Brian Koo Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 2


Brian Koo General Information


Mr. Brian Koo is the Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Formation 8. He currently serves on several boards including Memebox and YelloMobile. He served as Chairman at HonestBee. He served as Board Member at NextVR. He is a seasoned investor with the continuous thesis of investing in entrepreneurs pursuing truly disruptive ideas and helping them succeed by acting as a robust bridge between Silicon Valley and Asia. Prior to Formation Group, he was a founding partner at Formation 8 and served as a board observer for Oculus. Prior to Formation 8, he established InnovationHub, which helped LS Group manage relationships and find investment opportunities in energy and technology sectors, specifically in the areas of smart grids, electric vehicles and next-generation wireless technologies. Prior to InnovationHub, he co-founded and served as a managing partner of Harbor Pacific Capital and advised a number of companies in the online education and media space before that. He began his entrepreneurial career with a start-up venture that involved a wireless technology and social networking service. He received a B.A. with honors in Economics from Stanford University and received an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer as honestbee. He served as Board Member at Kidnaptive.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Brian Koo Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Honestbee 30-Jan-2020 Early Stage VC Food Products Out of Business 00000 000
000.00 01-Jan-2017 00000 00000 000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 000
0000000000 01-Mar-2010 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 000
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Brian Koo Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Honestbee 26-Oct-2021 Out of Business
0000000000 000000000 00000000
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Brian Koo Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brian Koo Angel Investor 00 0 0 Palo Alto, CA
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