Investing Profile

Michael Silton(446)

VCFormer CEOFounderOperator

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 21 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
Seed RoundSep 2021$15M
Co-investors: Nate Redmond (Alpha Edison), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Seed RoundJul 2021$3M
Pre Seed RoundApr 2020
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Sergio Monsalve (Roble Ventures), Ita Ekpoudom (GingerBread Capital), Nuno Sebastiao (Oak HC/FT), Ron Pragides
Series BJun 2021$50M
Co-investors: Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Deborah Benton (Willow Growth Partners LP), Vinny Pujji (Left Lane Capital), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Dana Settle (Greycroft)
Series AApr 2021$12M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Series AMar 2021$8M
Co-investors: Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures)
Series COct 2020$120M
Co-investors: Sydney Meheula (Softbank Group), 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), Stephen Romanoff (Sweater Ventures), Emanuel Pleitez, Eytan Elbaz
Seed RoundMay 2020$1.9M
Co-investors: Petra Griffith (Wedbush Ventures), Anna Barber (M13), Henri Pierre-Jacques (Harlem Capital), Alex Guerrero (Act One Ventures), Lance Dietz (KB Partners)
Seed RoundMar 2020$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