Investing Profile

Michael Silton(357)

VCFormer CEOFounder

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

actoneventures.comLos Angeles, California
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Connected to Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Wayne Hu (SignalFire), Vishal Vasishth (Obvious Ventures), and 16 other investors on Signal.

University of California, Los Angeles - The Anderson School of Management Network
Act One Ventures Managing Director
$250K - $1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Social Native
Seed RoundMay 2017$8M
Co-investors: Clark Landry (Arrowroot Advisors), Fady Yacoub (HOF Capital), Jeff Ragovin (Ragovin Ventures), Michael Lazerow (Lazerow Ventures), David Waxman (TenOneTen Ventures), David Hirsch
Seed RoundNov 2015$3M
Co-investors: Kirill Tasilov (Talis Capital), Sterling Witzke (Winklevoss Capital)
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