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Ryan Gembala(691)


Pre-Seed & Seed, Deep Tech or Deep People Francisco, California
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The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business Network
Pathbreaker Ventures Managing Partner
$250K - $1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Pre SeedJan 2018$0.6M
Co-investors: Leo Polovets (Susa Ventures), Greg Castle (Anorak Ventures)
Safely You
Pre-SeedJul 2017$0.6M
Co-investors: Joanne Chen (Foundation Capital), Justin Butler (Eclipse Ventures)
Convertible NoteAug 2016$2.6M
Co-investors: James Hardiman (DCVC (Data Collective)), Hrach Simonian (Canaan Partners), Avidan Ross (Root.VC), Bob Pasker
Iron Ox
Pre-SeedMar 2016$1M
Co-investors: Nihal Mehta (Eniac Ventures), Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures), Tim Young (ENIAC Ventures), Vic Singh (ENIAC Ventures), Pen King (Innovating Capital), Greg Castle (Anorak Ventures), Jon Bischke
Simbe Robotics
Pre-SeedFeb 2016$1M
Co-investors: Cyril Ebersweiler (SOSV), Tony Fadell (Future Shape), David Pakman (CoinFund)
Venture RoundJun 2015
Co-investors: Mike Ghaffary (Canvas Ventures), Bill Trenchard (First Round Capital), David Ulevitch (Andreessen Horowitz), Joshua B. Siegel (Rubicon VC), Jude Gomila (Jude Gomila Rolling Fund), Jyri Engestrom (Yes VC), Caterina Fake (Yes VC), Jeremy Fiance (The House Fund), Ashton Kutcher (Sound Ventures), Craig Hunter (AngelList Syndicator), Jeff Huber (Jeff Huber), Eliot Durbin (boldstart ventures), Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Ed Sim (boldstart ventures), Ian Rountree (Cantos Ventures), David Breger, William Barnes, Samvit Ramadurgam, Drew Houston, Andrew Romans, Wayne Chang
Seed RoundJan 2015$0.12M
Co-investors: Kristina Shen (Andreessen Horowitz), David Schneider (Coatue), Chad Byers (Susa Ventures), Seth Berman (Susa Ventures), Greg Castle (Anorak Ventures), Ilya Sukhar (Matrix Partners), Matt Mazzeo (Coatue), Gautam Shah, Louis Beryl, Samvit Ramadurgam, Kulveer Taggar
--- Robotics --- Applied AI / Machine Learning --- Food technologies --- Hyper-differentiated products Pathbreaker invests in specialized teams solving hard technical problems in pursuit of generational impact.
Managing Partner Pathbreaker Ventures2015 - Present
Deal Lead, Corporate Development Facebook2014 - 2015
Investor Azure Capital Partners2010 - 2014
VP, Business Development & Partnerships Convercent2013 - 2013
VP, Business Development & Partnerships Telly2012 - 2013
Lead Associate Hyde Park Angels2008 - 2010
Co-Founder and -Executive Director H.E.R.O. for Children2003 - 2008
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business MBA Finance, Tech Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Economics and History
The University of Georgia BBA Summa Cum Laude with Honors