Investing Profile

Eric Ver Ploeg(63)

VCAngelFormer CEO

Growth Stage Venture, with the occasional Pre Series A angel investment

https://dtcp.capitalMenlo Park, California
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Stanford University Network
Stanford University Graduate School of Business Network
DTCP Managing Director
$100K - $250K
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series EJul 2018$10M
Co-investors: Brian Ascher (Venrock Ventures), Ajay Chopra (Trinity Ventures), Scott Irwin (Rembrandt Venture Partners), Brian Ascher (Venrock), Robin Murray (Adams Street Partners), Donald Tucker (Cisco Investments), Russ Fradin
Series BMar 2018$19M
Seed RoundFeb 2016$2.5M
Co-investors: Nabeel Hyatt (Spark Capital), Bryan Schreier (Sequoia Capital), Clint Korver (Ulu Ventures), Thomas Korte (AngelPad), Carine Magescas (AngelPad), Umesh Padval (Thomvest Ventures), Chun Xia (TEEC Angel Fund)
Series DJan 2018$40M
Co-investors: Karim Faris (GV), Martin Gedalin (Lumia Capital), Marcus Bartram, George Hoyem
Series COct 2017$17M
Co-investors: John Balen (Canaan Partners), Courtney Broadus (Broadway Angels), David Ibnale (Advance Venture Partners), Cynthia Ringo
Series EMay 2017$50M
Co-investors: Sunil Dhaliwal (Amplify Partners), Alexander Rosen (Ridge Ventures), David Hornik (August Capital)
Seed RoundFeb 2017
Series ADec 2016$6M
Venture RoundApr 2016$1.5M
Co-investors: Howard Morgan (First Round Capital), Andy Weissman (Union Square Ventures), Nurzhas Makishev (NKM Capital), Kenneth Ballenegger (Oyster Ventures), Peter Livingston (Unpopular Ventures), Naval Ravikant (AngelList Syndicator), Nathan Montone (M31 Capital), Ross Blankenship (Angel Kings), Samvit Ramadurgam, Alex Pack, Nurzhas Makishev
Series AJul 2016$8.5M
Co-investors: John Buttrick (Union Square Ventures), Dan Bragiel (i/o Ventures), Sam Huleatt (IntangibleVC), Mitch Kitamura (DNX Ventures), Deepak Jagannathan (DNX Ventures), Dave Eisenberg (Red Swan Ventures), Binh Tran (500 Startups), Safa Rashtchy, Josh Mcfarland
Seed RoundJul 2016
Seed RoundMay 2015$1.2M
Co-investors: Eugene Zhang (TEEC Angel Fund)
For my personal angel investing: category creators with defensible business models. For my DTCP investing: Enterprise SaaS and recurring revenue businesses who are past $10m ARR and interested in doing more business in Europe.
Whatever category the venture echo chamber has declared "hot" right now.
Managing Director Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners2017 - Present
Managing Member Recursive Capital2011 - 2015
Founding Partner Metric Ventures2009 - 2010
Managing Director VantagePoint Venture Partners2001 - 2008
Founder, CEO Angara1996 - 2001
Founder AdKnowledge1995 - 1995
Stanford University Graduate School of Business MBA High Tech Entrepreneurship
Stanford University PhD Electrical Engineering. Semiconductor Device Physics.
Case Western Reserve University BS Electrical Engineering