Investing Profile

Benjamin Jealous

VCInvestor

Partner at Kapor Capital

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Columbia University in the City of New York Network
58 CONNECTIONS
University of Oxford Network
50 CONNECTIONS
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Kapor Capital Partner
$100K - $200K
$175K
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$125M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
EarnUp
Series ADec 2017
Seed RoundJul 2016
Co-investors: Ilya Kirnos (SignalFire), David Blumberg (Blumberg Capital), Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Mitchell Kapor (Kapor Capital), Trevor Kienzle (Correlation Ventures), Clint Korver (Ulu Ventures), Miriam Rivera (Ulu Ventures), Kirby Harris (Base Ventures), Robert Claassen, Erik Moore
Citizen
Series ASep 2017$12M
$111M
Co-investors: Mike Vernal (Sequoia Capital), Jake Medwell (8VC), Chi-Hua Chien (Goodwater Capital), Dana Settle (Greycroft), Josh Wolfe (Lux Capital), Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners), Semil Shah (Haystack), Bryan Rosenblatt (Craft Ventures), Steve Schlafman, Ken Howery, Dave Morin
President and CEO NAACPPresent
Director, US Domestic Human Rights Program Amnesty InternationalPresent
Executive Director National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)Present
Managing Editor Jackson AdvocatePresent
Partner Kapor Capital2013 - Present
President Rosenberg Foundation2005 - 2008
University of Oxford MS Comparative Social Research
Columbia University in the City of New York BA Political Science