Investing Profile

Erick Watson(3)


https://www.sproutvest.comSeattle, Washington
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SproutVest Ltd. Co. Managing Director
$5K - $250K
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
SeedNov 2019$1M
Series BSep 2018$10M
Pre-SeedNov 2017$1M
Venture RoundJan 2016$1.5M
Co-investors: Todd Warren
Venture RoundOct 2015$6M
Series DSep 2009$100M
Co-investors: Bijan Sabet (Spark Capital), George Zachary (CRV), Todd Chaffee (IVP), Dick Costolo (Index Ventures), Peter Fenton (Benchmark), Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures), Barry Schuler (DFJ), Brian Pokorny (SV Angel), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Marc Andreessen (Andreessen Horowitz), John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Fred Wilson (U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)), Chris Sacca (Lowercase Capital), Kevin Rose (GV), Sam Pullara (Sutter Hill Ventures), Paige Craig (Outlander Labs), Deven Parekh (Insight Venture Partners), Robin Chan (Goat Capital), Joi Ito, Tim Ferriss
Right now I'm focused almost exclusively on running Seattle Angel Conference 18. If you are interested in connecting with the Seattle Angel Community, please express your interest here: and I'll get you plugged in.
Founder & Managing Director SproutVest, Ltd.2013 - Present
Chief Product Officer Quantarium LLC2017 - 2019
Managing Partner Inception Capital Management2009 - 2019
Chief Product Officer Moodwire2013 - 2017
Non Executive Director GAEMS Inc.2011 - 2017
Principal Program Manager - Data Science, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Microsoft Corporation2011 - 2013
Director, Business Strategy & Market Development; Microsoft Asia R&D Microsoft Corporation2010 - 2011
Lead Partner Marketing Manager, Executive Engagement; WW Enterprise Partner Group (EPG) Microsoft Corporation2007 - 2010
Lead Product Marketing Manager, IT Pro Audience Marketing; US Server & Tools Microsoft Corporation2005 - 2007
Practice Manager, Consulting Services; Pacific Northwest District Microsoft Corporation2004 - 2005
Practice Manager, Support Services; Southern California District Microsoft Corporation2001 - 2003
Sr. Director, Operations Consonus Technologies2000 - 2001
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Bachelor of Arts Linguistics
Xi'an Jiaotong University Associate Professor Teaching English as a Second Language / ESL Language Instructor