Investing Profile

Chris Farmer(626)

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Founder & CEO at SignalFire

signalfire.com/profiles/chris...San Francisco, California
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93 Investors

Connected to James Currier (NFX), Gigi Levy-Weiss (NFX), Pete Flint (NFX), and 90 other investors on Signal.

Bessemer Venture Partners Network
36 CONNECTIONS
Tufts University Network
16 CONNECTIONS
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SignalFire Investor
$5.0M - $20.0M
$12.5M
48
$500M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Tapcart
Series BJun 2021$50M
Series AMay 2020$10M
$61.985M
Co-investors: Deborah Benton (Willow Growth Partners LP), Michael Silton (Act One Ventures), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Dana Settle (Greycroft), J.J. List
Stampli
Series CMay 2021$50M
Series AAug 2018$6.7M
$59.7M
Co-investors: Praveen Akkiraju (Insight Partners), Bobby Lent (Hillsven), James Cham (Bloomberg BETA)
MainStreet
Series AMar 2021$60M
$69.3M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Jordan Nof (Tusk Ventures), Ashton Kutcher (Sound Ventures), Adam Bain (01 Advisors), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures), Anton Simunovic (Alumni Ventures Group), Andrea Funsten (Alumni Ventures Group), Matt Scott (Alumni Ventures Group), Lucy Guo (Backend Capital), Elizabeth Weil (Scribble Ventures), Niv Dror (Shrug Capital), Ryan Hoover (Weekend Fund), Ashley Flucas (Flucas Ventures), Rudra Peram, Tyler Willis, Kevin Weil, Peter Hunn, Yagiz Sozmen, Moshe Lifschitz, Alper Kiresepi
Tradeswell
Series AJan 2021$15.5M
Seed RoundJun 2020$3.3M
$18.8M
Co-investors: Dayna Grayson (Construct Capital)
GreenPark Sports
Series ADec 2020$14M
Seed RoundOct 2019$8.5M
$22.5M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Ashley Flucas (Flucas Ventures), Aneel Ranadive (Soma Capital), Courtney Reum (M13), Sam Englebardt (Galaxy Interactive), Michael Spirito (Sapphire Ventures), Cyan Banister (Long Journey Ventures), Brian Zwerner
Flock Freight
Series CDec 2020$113.5M
Series BFeb 2020$50M
Series AOct 2017$18M
Seed RoundJun 2016$2.5M
Seed RoundDec 2015
$184M
Co-investors: Joe Kraus (GV)
Candidate Labs
Seed RoundJun 2020$5M
$10M
Co-investors: Wayne Hu (SignalFire), Fabrice Grinda (FJ Labs), Mike Abbott, Kyle Vogt, Eric Wu
Frame.io
Series CNov 2019$50M
Series BOct 2017$20M
Series ASep 2016$10M
$82.2M
Co-investors: Amish Jani (FirstMark Capital), Walter Kortschak (Summit Partners), Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Footwork), Josef Feldman (Tectonic Capital)
Co's that apply tech/data/AI to cut material costs out of large, non-traditional tech industries either via "full-stack" offerings or marketplaces. Robotics. Smart SaaS. Consumer applications (viral or transactional).
Trad. software w/ limited data/network effects or long sales cycles to classic IT buyers. Hardware w/o recurring revenue. Incremental improvements.
Vice President, Product Management & Business Development SkyBitzPresent
Founder & CEO SignalFire2013 - Present
Venture Partner General Catalyst Partners2010 - 2013
Vice President Bessemer Venture Partners2005 - 2009
Consultant - Private Equity Bain & Co.2004 - 2005
Miramonte Diploma
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy International Political Economy Technology Policy
Tufts University BA International Business