Ezra Galston(195)

Starting Line Managing Partner

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Chicago, Illinois
$100k - $2.0m
$1m
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.
CompanyDeal TypeAmountDate
Made In CookwareSeed$5M (Lead)Apr 2019
Unchained CapitalSeed Round$3M (Lead)Jun 2018
FlyhomesSeries A$17MMay 2018
Cameo.comSeed Round$2M (Lead)Feb 2018
FlyhomesSeed Round$2MOct 2017
HungryrootSeries A$7.7MJan 2017
PrettyLitterSeed RoundDec 2016
Zeus LivingSeed RoundJun 2016
SunbitSeed Round$3M (Lead)Apr 2016
HungryrootSeed Round$2MMay 2015
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
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