Investing Profile

Chris Farmer(322)

VC

http://www.signalfire.comSan Francisco, California
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4 Investors

Connected to Nikhil Basu Trivedi, Zach Coelius, Kevin Hartz, and 1 other investor on Signal.

Bessemer Venture Partners Network
22 CONNECTIONS
Tufts University Network
15 CONNECTIONS
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SignalFire Partner
$500K - $15.0M
$1.5M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundOct 2019$8.5M
$8.5M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Cyan Banister (Long Ventures Partners), Aneel Ranadive
Series BAug 2019$37M
$52M
Co-investors: Scott Stanford (Sherpa Ventures), Max Levchin, Itamar Novick, Tim Ferriss, Lee Linden
Series CFeb 2019$35M
Seed RoundJan 2012$1.6M
$66.1M
Co-investors: Hemant Taneja (General Catalyst), Stephanie Palmeri (Uncork Capital), Tod Francis (Shasta Ventures), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Deborah Quazzo (GSV Acceleration), Wayee Chu (Reach Capital), Matt Ocko (Data Collective), Renata Quintini (Renegade Partners), Roger Dickey, Lee Linden, Joe Greenstein
Seed RoundDec 2018$6M
$6M
Series BNov 2018$18M
Series AMar 2016$4.2M
$28.2M
Co-investors: Matt Holleran (Cloud Apps Capital Partners), TK Kuegler (Wasabi Ventures), Sean Jacobsohn (Norwest Venture Partners)
Series AAug 2018$6.7M
$9.7M
Co-investors: James Cham (Bloomberg BETA), Bobby Lent (Hillsven)
Series AJun 2018$15M
$15M
Series ADec 2017
Series ADec 2017
Co-investors: Benjamin Jealous (Kapor Capital), David Blumberg (Blumberg Capital), Mitch Kapor (Kapor Capital), Kirby Harris (Base Ventures), Trevor Kienzle (Correlation Ventures), Daniel Kimerling (deciens capital), Miriam Rivera (Ulu Ventures), mitch kapor, Robert Claassen, Erik Moore
Series BOct 2017$50M
$50M
Co-investors: Kyle Lui (DCM)
Series BOct 2017$20M
$30M
Co-investors: Amish Jani (FirstMark Capital), Nikhil Basu Trivedi
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.
Founder & CEO SignalFire2013 - Present
Venture Partner General Catalyst Partners2010 - 2013
Vice President Bessemer Venture Partners2005 - 2009
Consultant - Private Equity Bain & Co.2004 - 2005
Vice President, Product Management & Business Development SkyBitz2000 - 2004
Miramonte Diploma
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy International Political Economy Technology Policy
Tufts University BA International Business