Investing Profile

Ezra Galston(234)

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startingline.vcChicago, Illinois
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Connected to Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Stephanie Palmeri, Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Footwork), and 25 other investors on Signal.

New York University Network
35 CONNECTIONS
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business Network
34 CONNECTIONS
Foundation Capital Network
18 CONNECTIONS
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Starting Line Managing Partner
$100K - $2.0M
$1M
17
$17M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Forager
Seed RoundSep 2019$3.3M
$3.3M
Truman's
SeedAug 2019$5M
$5M
Xena Workwear Inc.
Seed RoundAug 2019$750K
$750K
Made In Cookware
SeedApr 2019$5M
Seed RoundApr 2019$5M
$10M
Unchained Capital
Seed RoundJun 2018$3M
$3M
Co-investors: Cory Klippsten (Bitcoiner Ventures)
Flyhomes
Series AMay 2018$17M
Seed RoundOct 2017$2M
$169M
Co-investors: Lisa Wu (Norwest Venture Partners)
Cameo
Seed RoundFeb 2018$3.2M
$165.2M
Co-investors: Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures), Henry McNamara (Great Oaks Venture Capital), Ilya Fushman (Kleiner Perkins), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), Andrew Boszhardt (Great Oaks Venture Capital), Nihal Mehta (Eniac Ventures), Vic Singh (ENIAC Ventures), Tim Young (ENIAC Ventures), Michael Mignano
Cameo.com
Seed RoundFeb 2018$2M
$2M
I am looking to lead rounds where founders have identified a market dislocation that they're successfully attacking - whether that is for economic reasons, data reasons, or generational reasons. I have invested in popular culture (Cameo), food (Hungryroot), mobility (Spothero), recreation (Catch Co), real estate (Flyhomes/Havenly), finance (Sunbit/M1Finance) and more.
EVP of Drop-off, Dinner & Diapers Chateau Galston (Troisiemes Cru)2018 - Present
Principal Chicago Ventures2013 - 2018
Kauffman Fellow - Class 18 Kauffman Fellows Program2013 - 2015
Young Entrepreneur Foundation Capital2012 - 2013
Associate I2A Fund2012 - 2013
Director of Marketing CardRunners Gaming2007 - 2010
Professional Poker Player Self-Employed Professional Poker Player2005 - 2007
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The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business MBA Entrepreneurship, Analytic Finance, General Management
New York University BA