Investing Profile

John Stokes(107)

Photo of John Stokes, General Partner at Real Ventures
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Real Ventures General Partner
$500K - $2.5M
$1M
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CA$180M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundSep 2016$2.4M
$7.4M
Co-investors: Ryan Sweeney (Accel Partners)
Series AFeb 2016$11.1M
$236.1M
Co-investors: Nabeel Hyatt (Spark Capital), Chris Hemmeter (Thayer Ventures), Gavin Baker (Atreides Management), Courtney Cooper (Alate Partners), Chris Arsenault (iNovia Capital)
SeedJan 2014
$17.6M
Co-investors: Rahul Vohra (Todd and Rahul's Angel Fund), David Wieland (Motivate Ventures), Ryan Moore (Atlas Venture), David Wieland (IrishAngels), Ross Blankenship (Angel Kings), Nitesh Banta, Roger Dickey
Seed RoundJun 2013$1.5M
$116.5M
Co-investors: Venky Ganesan (Menlo Ventures), Cyril Ebersweiler (SOSV), Mike Walsh (Structure Capital), Gary Vaynerchuk (Vayner RSE), Loic Le Meur, Lisa Gansky, Jay Baer, Dave McClure, Andrew McCormack, Zachary Aarons
Venture RoundOct 2012$5M
$20M
Co-investors: Eric Lefkofsky (Lightbank)
Partner Real Ventures2010 - Present
Managing Partner Montreal Startup2007 - Present
Deal Maker Global Entrepreneur Program2008 - 2010
President & CEO Piermont Ventures2000 - 2007
Founder Fremantlemedia Japan / Vogue Planet2004 - 2005
COO Livedoor1999 - 2000
Vice President Asia Pacific Aethos Communications (acquired by Logica CMG)1998 - 1999
Vice President - Network Services Brightpoint Inc.1996 - 1998
Co-Founder & VP Marketing Forte Communications1995 - 1998
Product Manger - Wireless Handsets Bellsouth NZ (now Vodafone NZ)1993 - 1996