Investing Profile

Ed Roman(563)

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Managing Director at Hack VC

hack-vc.comSan Francisco, California
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Hack VC Managing Director
$100K - $500K
$250K
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Pre Seed RoundJan 2021$2M
$2M
Co-investors: Topher Conway (SV Angel), Whitney Sales (Acceleprise VC)
Series BJan 2021
$48M
Co-investors: Ryan Moore (Accomplice VC), Matt Mickiewicz
Seed RoundDec 2020$2.1M
$2.1M
Co-investors: Adam Dawkins (Sierra Ventures)
Seed RoundOct 2020$2.1M
$2.1M
Co-investors: Jeremy Levine (Bessemer Venture Partners)
Convertible NoteJul 2020
Seed RoundSep 2019
Co-investors: Immad Akhund (Immad Akhund Rolling Fund), Michael Ma (L2 VC), David Sacks (Craft Ventures)
Seed RoundMar 2019$2.3M
$2.3M
Co-investors: Kenneth Ballenegger (Oyster Ventures), Seth Bannon (Fifty Years), Jude Gomila (Jude Gomila Rolling Fund)
Seed RoundOct 2018$2.5M
$5M
Co-investors: Peter Boyce II (General Catalyst), James Currier (NFX), Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Guy Oseary (A-Grade), Simone Collins, Ashton Kutcher
When we invest, we can help startups to hire engineers. We can do this because we run the world's largest programmer conference with a community of 125,000+.
We typically co-invest alongside other larger seed fund and VCs since our check doesn't provide enough runway on its own. The best types of startups for us to meet come from referrals from other investors who need quality co-investors in their rounds, or from startups who have a round that needs additional participants to complement their lead investor..
Cornell University Bachelors Computer Science