Investing Profile

Chris Farmer(683)

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Founder & CEO at SignalFire

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

Connected to James Currier (NFX), Gigi Levy-Weiss (NFX), Pete Flint (NFX), and 103 other investors on Signal.

Bessemer Venture Partners Network
37 CONNECTIONS
Tufts University Network
18 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
$62M
Co-investors: Deborah Benton (Willow Growth Partners LP), Vinny Pujji (Left Lane Capital), Michael Silton (Act One Ventures), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Dana Settle (Greycroft)
Stampli
Series CMay 2021$50M
Series AAug 2018$6.7M
$60M
Co-investors: Praveen Akkiraju (Insight Partners), Bobby Lent (Hillsven), James Cham (Bloomberg BETA)
MainStreet
Series AMar 2021$60M
$69M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Jordan Nof (Tusk Venture Partners), Alex Roetter (Moxxie Ventures), Bradley Tusk (Tusk Venture Partners), Ashton Kutcher (Sound Ventures), Adam Bain (01 Advisors), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures), Anton Simunovic (Alumni Ventures Group), Andrea Funsten (Basecamp Fund), 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), Zach Segal, Kevin Weil, Peter Hunn, Yagiz Sozmen, Moshe Lifschitz, Alper Kiresepi, Rudra Peram, Tyler Willis, Howard Charney
Tradeswell
Series AJan 2021$16M
Seed RoundJun 2020$3.3M
$19M
Co-investors: Dayna Grayson (Construct Capital)
GreenPark Sports
Series ADec 2020$14M
Seed RoundOct 2019$8.5M
$54M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Michael Spirito (Sapphire Ventures), Aaron Wolko (Sweater Ventures), Sam Englebardt (Galaxy Digital), Ashley Flucas (Flucas Ventures), Aneel Ranadive (Soma Capital), Courtney Reum (M13), Cyan Banister (Long Journey Ventures), Kevin Colas, Brian Zwerner
Flock Freight
Series CDec 2020$110M
Series BFeb 2020$50M
Series AOct 2017$18M
Seed RoundJun 2016$2.5M
Seed RoundDec 2015
$180M
Co-investors: David Waxman (TenOneTen Ventures), Joe Kraus (GV), Julian Counihan
Candidate Labs
Seed RoundJun 2020$5M
$5M
Co-investors: Wayne Hu (SignalFire), Fabrice Grinda (FJ Labs), Kyle Vogt, Gordon Wintrob, Mike Abbott
Frame.io
Series CNov 2019$50M
Series BOct 2017$20M
Series ASep 2016$10M
$82M
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