Investing Profile

Arlan Hamilton


San Francisco Bay Area
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Backstage Capital Managing Partner
$50K - $50K
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Shop Latinx
Pre Seed RoundOct 2021$1M
Co-investors: Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Pilar Johnson (Debut Capital), Anna Barber (M13)
Seed RoundJul 2021$6.3M
Co-investors: Jeremy Levine (Bessemer Venture Partners), Andreas Klinger (Remote First Capital), Cindy Bi (CapitalX), William Cordeiro (SaaSholic Fund), Geoff Lewis (Bedrock Capital), Chris Cantino (Color Capital), Ryan Hoover (Weekend Fund), Michael Mignano, Jaime Schmidt, Anthony Pompliano
Pre Seed RoundJun 2021$100K
Series AMay 2021$20M
Co-investors: Andrew Chen (Andreessen Horowitz), Li Jin (Variant (, Ajay Singh (01 Ventures), John Danner (Dunce Capital), Sunil Rajaraman, Rudra Peram
Seed RoundMay 2021$1M
Co-investors: Steve Case
Series CMar 2021$40M
Co-investors: Ryan Sweeney (Accel), Kobie Fuller (Upfront Ventures), Semil Shah (Haystack), TD Lowe (42Phi Ventures), Dan Myers (42Phi Ventures), McKeever “Mac” Conwell (RareBreed Ventures), Hamet Watt (Share Ventures), Jewel Burks (Collab Capital), Brett Queener (Bonfire Ventures), Steve Blank (M34 Capital), Aaron Skonnard, Eric Rea
Crush Capital
Seed RoundFeb 2021$3.3M
Pre Seed RoundDec 2020$2M
Co-investors: Anthony Pompliano
Founder, Managing Partner Backstage Capital2015 - Present
Tour Manager Janine & The Mixtape2015 - Present
Production Coordinator Toni Braxton2014 - 2014
Tour Manager's Assistant Jason Derulo2014 - 2014
Production Coordinator Chromeo2014 - 2014
Talent Wrangler Pharrell Williams2014 - 2014
Tour Director Nico Turner (opening for Cat Power)2013 - 2013
Tour Director (UK/Europe) Amanda Palmer2013 - 2013
Production Coordinator CeeLo Green2012 - 2013
Production Coordinator Kirk Franklin / King's Men Live Nation tour2012 - 2012
Blogger Arlan Was Here Productions2006 - 2012
Production Assistant, Director's Assistant Various2009 - 2011
Tour Manager / Booking Terra Naomi - award winning singer/songwriter2002 - 2009
Founder, Publisher & Editor INTERLUDE magazine2002 - 2008
Tour Manager / Booking 'goldenboy' - Norwegian poppunk2002 - 2004
Stanford Continuing Studies
Lake Highlands