Investing Profile

Chris Farmer(736)


Founder and CEO at SignalFire Francisco, California
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Connected to James Currier (NFX), Gigi Levy-Weiss (NFX), Pete Flint (NFX), and 94 other investors on Signal.

Bessemer Venture Partners Network
Tufts University Network
SignalFire Partner
$500K - $15.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series AMar 2021$60M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Niv Dror (Shrug Capital), Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures), Ryan Hoover (Weekend Fund), Lucy Guo (Backend Capital), Elizabeth Weil (Scribble Ventures), Ashley Flucas, Tyler Willis, Moshe Lifschitz, Yagiz Sozmen
Series AJan 2021$15.5M
Seed RoundJun 2020$3.3M
Series ADec 2020$14M
Seed RoundOct 2019$8.5M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Michael Spirito (Sapphire Ventures), Cyan Banister (Long Journey Ventures), Aneel Ranadive (Soma Capital)
Series CDec 2020$113.5M
Series BFeb 2020$50M
Series AOct 2017$18M
Seed RoundJun 2016$2.5M
Seed RoundDec 2015
Co-investors: Joe Kraus (GV)
Seed RoundJun 2020$5M
Co-investors: Wayne Hu (SignalFire), Eric Wu
Series AMay 2020$10M
Co-investors: Deborah Benton, J.J. List
Series CNov 2019$50M
Series BOct 2017$20M
Series ASep 2016$10M
Co-investors: Amish Jani (FirstMark Capital), Josef Feldman (Tectonic Capital), Walter Kortschak (Summit Partners), Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Footwork)
Series BAug 2019$37M
Co-investors: Scott Stanford (Sherpa Ventures), Itamar Novick (Recursive Ventures), Max Levchin (Scifi Vc), Lee Linden (Quiet Capital), Tim Ferriss
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