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Ryan Gembala(632)

VC Francisco, California
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Pathbreaker Ventures Managing Partner
$250K - $600K
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Pre SeedJan 2018$0.6M
Co-investors: Leo Polovets (Susa Ventures)
Pre-SeedJul 2017$0.6M
Convertible NoteAug 2016$2.6M
Co-investors: James Hardiman (DCVC (Data Collective)), Hrach Simonian (Canaan Partners), Avidan Ross (Root.VC), Bob Pasker
Pre-SeedMar 2016$1M
Co-investors: Nihal Mehta (Eniac Ventures), Vic Singh (ENIAC Ventures), Tim Young (ENIAC Ventures), Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures), Pen King (Innovating Capital), Jon Bischke
Pre-SeedFeb 2016$1M
Co-investors: David Pakman (Venrock Ventures), Cyril Ebersweiler (SOSV)
Venture RoundJun 2015
Co-investors: Mike Ghaffary (Canvas Ventures), Bill Trenchard (First Round Capital), David Ulevitch (Andreessen Horowitz), Joshua B. Siegel (Rubicon VC), Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Ed Sim (boldstart ventures), Eliot Durbin (boldstart ventures), Jude Gomila (Jude Gomila Rolling Fund), Jeremy Fiance (The House Fund), Ian Rountree (Cantos Ventures), Andrew Romans, William Barnes, David Breger, Wayne Chang, Samvit Ramadurgam
Seed RoundJan 2015$0.12M
Co-investors: Ilya Sukhar (Matrix Partners), Matt Mazzeo (Coatue), Chad Byers (Susa Ventures), Seth Berman (Susa Ventures), 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