Investing Profile

Benjamin Jealous

VC

Photo of Benjamin Jealous, Partner at Kapor Capital
Columbia University in the City of New York Network
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University of Oxford Network
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Kapor Capital Partner
$100K - $3.0M
$300K
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series ADec 2017
Seed RoundJul 2016
Co-investors: Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Mitch Kapor (Kapor Capital), David Blumberg (Blumberg Capital), Daniel Kimerling (deciens capital), Trevor Kienzle (Correlation Ventures), Miriam Rivera (Ulu Ventures), Kirby Harris (Base Ventures), mitch kapor, Erik Moore, Robert Claassen
Series ASep 2017$12M
$13M
Co-investors: Mike Vernal (Sequoia Capital), Ken Howery (Founders Fund), Dave Morin (Slow Ventures), Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners), Bryan Rosenblatt (Riverside Ventures), Semil Shah (Haystack), Steve Schlafman (Primary Venture Partners), Mike Vernal
Partner Kapor Capital2013 - Present
President and CEO NAACP2008 - 2013
President Rosenberg Foundation2005 - 2008
Director, US Domestic Human Rights Program Amnesty International2002 - 2005
Executive Director National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)1999 - 2002
Managing Editor Jackson Advocate1993 - 1995
University of Oxford MS Comparative Social Research
Columbia University in the City of New York BA Political Science