A Venture CApital Fund for founding CEOs By Founding CEOs

TRUSTED SPARRING PARTNER

We’ve Been There Before And Are Still In the Game

We are the founding CEOs of companies like LiveRamp (NYSE: RAMP), Brightroll, SafeGraph and Pipedream. We are investors in 150+ companies including Chime, Coinbase, Niantic, StockX, GetYourGuide, Marqueta, Datavant. We have led companies from founding to $300m+ in revenue and hundreds of employees. We are currently running venture backed businesses and have deeply relevant experience and empathy.

Deep Alignment

We believe in relationships built on trust and growth, instead of control. We pledge to vote our shares with the founders. We generally don’t take formal board seats. We want to be the first call without fear of repercussions.

Seed to Series C

We have been a part of many companies and are comfortable across the various life cycles of a company and founder’s journey.

FOUNDING CEOs &
EXPERIENCED INVESTORS

Tod is the co-founder and CEO of Pipedream. He previously served as Founder and CEO of BrightRoll between 2006 and 2014. Tod led the company to an acquisition by Yahoo! for $640M. He then served as Vice President, Display and Video Advertising Products of Yahoo until 2017.

Under Tod’s leadership, BrightRoll scaled the business to $300m+ of revenue and reached profitability in 2012. After the acquisition, the company integrated legacy assets from Yahoo! and drove over $1.5B in revenue through the platforms in 2016.

Tod is an active angel investor with over 50 investments.

Auren is the co-founder and CEO of SafeGraph. Auren is a serial entrepreneur and has founded (4) companies in his career. Most notably he was the was the founding CEO of LiveRamp. The company was acquired by Acxiom (ACXM) for $310M in 2014 and achieved $100M in ARR shortly after the acquisition. LiveRamp (now NYSE:RAMP) recorded $280m+ of revenue in 2019.

Auren is also the co-founder of Dialog and is an active angel investor with over 100 investments.

Jeff is full-time on Flex Capital. Prior to Flex, Jeff was an investor at Battery Ventures for 7 years, investing across sectors and stages. Most recently, Jeff spearheaded the firm’s consumer growth efforts, making multiple notable investments in marketplaces.

At Flex Capital, Jeff is passionate about taking learnings from consumer products and applying them to enterprise software businesses to achieve product led growth.

Jeff’s personal and historical investments include Coinbase, Niantic, GetYourGuide, StockX, Flexport, 6Sense, Wag, SpotHero, Earnest

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