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Investing Profile

Rick Marini(523)

AngelInvestorFounderFormer CEO

3x Founder, Angel and Private Equity Investor. 50+ angel investments with 13 unicorns.

catapultcap.comSan Francisco, California
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93 Investors

Connected to James Currier (NFX), Gigi Levy-Weiss (NFX), Pete Flint (NFX), and 90 other investors on Signal.

Harvard Business School Network
Catapult Capital Managing Partner
$10.0M - $100.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundJul 2018$3.3M
Co-investors: David Bill (Freestyle Capital), Dave Samuel (Freestyle Capital), Kenneth Ballenegger (Oyster Ventures), Vinny Lingham, Matt Mickiewicz
Seed RoundJun 2017$2M
Co-investors: Peter Pham (Science), Dan Von Kohorn (Broom Ventures), Jeff Rosen (Broom Ventures), Stephen Hays (What If Ventures), Craig Cummings (Moonshots Capital), Jeff Kearl (Pelion Venture Partners), Graham Smith (What If Ventures), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), Diplo (Thomas Pentz)
Grove Collaborative
Series BApr 2017$16M
Co-investors: Rishi Garg (Mayfield), Tim Chang (Mayfield), Lee Hower (NextView Ventures), Jeff Crowe (Norwest Venture Partners), Phil Nadel (Forefront Venture Partners), Paul Martino (Bullpen Capital), Erik Blachford
Seed RoundApr 2017$5M
Convertible NoteOct 2014$580K
Co-investors: Deborah Benton (Willow Growth Partners LP), Kevin Park (Unshackled Ventures), Larry Chu (Eunoia Capital Partners), John Seung (Fung Capital), Richard Jun (Bam Ventures), Brian Lee (Bam Ventures), Shamin Walsh (Bam Ventures), Asher Leids
Series AOct 2016$12M
Co-investors: Vijay Chattha (VSC Ventures), Steph Curry (Penny Jar Capital), Doug Higgins (Sapphire Ventures), Jared Middleman (Dragoneer Investment Group), Steve Abbott (Sapphire Ventures), Paul Levine (Sapphire Ventures), Serena Williams (Serena Ventures), Ashley Flucas (Flucas Ventures), Steven Lurie (Team Builder Ventures), Larry Chu (Eunoia Capital Partners), Sue Bird, Gautam Shah, Ron Hirson, Paul George
Recharge Labs
Seed RoundJun 2016$2.3M
Co-investors: Brad Greiwe (Fifth Wall), Vic Singh (ENIAC Ventures), Nihal Mehta (ENIAC Ventures), Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures), Tim Young (ENIAC Ventures), Bonny Simi
Series AMay 2016$4M
Seed RoundFeb 2016$900K
Co-investors: David Mes (Off The Grid Ventures), Ben Orthlieb (2.12 Angels), Sandeep Bhadra (Vertex Ventures), Gokul Rajaram
Seed RoundMay 2016
Co-investors: Joshua Kushner (Thrive Capital), Garrett Camp (Expa), Lee Linden (Quiet Capital), Sydney Meheula (Softbank Group), Chloe Sladden (#ANGELS (Hashtag ANGELS))
I look for founders that are tackling huge markets that have real pain points. My areas of focus: consumer-facing tech, subscription businesses, marketplaces, social / digital content.
I was in the recruiting space for many years and don't have interest in investing there right now.
Founder & Managing Partner Protocol Ventures2017 - Present
Co-Founder & Managing Partner Catapult2016 - Present
Harvard Business School MBA Business
University of New Hampshire - Whittemore School of Business and Economics Bachelor's Degree Business