Investing Profile

Michael Silton(383)

VCFormer CEOFounder

VC, Former Founder/CEO with 1 failure, 1 exit and 1 IPO

actoneventures.comLos Angeles, California
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21 Investors

Connected to Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Vishal Vasishth (Obvious Ventures), Wayne Hu (SignalFire), and 18 other investors on Signal.

University of California, Los Angeles - The Anderson School of Management Network
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Act One Ventures Managing Director
$250K - $1M
$500K
12
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Clovers
Seed RoundSep 2021$15M
$15M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Dragonboat
Seed RoundJul 2021$3M
Pre Seed RoundApr 2020
$3M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Sergio Monsalve (Roble Ventures), Ita Ekpoudom (GingerBread Capital), Nuno Sebastiao (Oak HC/FT)
Tapcart
Series BJun 2021$50M
$61.985M
Co-investors: Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Deborah Benton (Willow Growth Partners LP), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Dana Settle (Greycroft), J.J. List
Veryfi
Series AApr 2021$12M
$12M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
BLAZE®
Series AMar 2021$8M
$8M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Ordermark
Series COct 2020$120M
$123.1M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Erik Rannala (Mucker Capital), David Waxman (TenOneTen Ventures), William Hsu (Mucker Capital), Natty Zola (Matchstick Ventures), Ryan Broshar (Matchstick Ventures), Sydney Meheula (Softbank Group), Stephen Romanoff, Eytan Elbaz
Repeat
Seed RoundMay 2020$1.9M
$4.4M
Co-investors: Lance Dietz (KB Partners), Henri Pierre-Jacques (Harlem Capital), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Storyblaster
Seed RoundMar 2020$2.5M
$2.5M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Focus on business software especially ecommerce infrastructure, vertical SaaS and Fintech. Particular interest in diverse founding teams. We are former founders ourselves with exits, failures and an IPO. Bringing a strong community of experienced entrepreneurs and executive to help provide advice and customer connections to our portfolio companies. 70% of our companies were founded by women or minorities.
Sorry not investing in Consumer, Hardware, Medical Devices or Diagnostics
Managing Director Act One Ventures LP2016 - Present
CEO/Founder Rainmaker Systems1998 - 2012
University of California, Los Angeles - The Anderson School of Management
Swarthmore College
Harvard-Westlake School