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Investing Profile

Ryan Gilbert(1)


Founder at Launchpad Capital

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Venrock Network
$100K - $2.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Pre Seed RoundAug 2021€850K
Series EJun 2021$200M
Series DJul 2020$80M
Series CDec 2018$35M
Series AJul 2016$7M
Co-investors: Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures), David Tisch (BoxGroup), Adam Rothenberg (BoxGroup), Aaron Goldman (General Atlantic), Ed Phillips (Future Planet Capital), Lee Fixel (Addition), Patrick Chung (Xfund), David Mort (Propel Venture Partners)
Seed RoundApr 2021
Co-investors: Omri Dahan
Pre Seed RoundMar 2021$2.3M
Co-investors: Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Jon Staenberg (Staenberg Venture Partners), Tom Peterson (El Dorado Ventures), Veronica Wu (CSC Venture Capital), Matt Humphrey (Quiet Capital)
Series CMar 2021$41M
Co-investors: David Mort (Propel Venture Partners), Chris Redlitz (Transmedia Capital), Adam Besvinick (Looking Glass Capital)
Mesh Payments
Venture RoundFeb 2021$13M
Co-investors: Liron Azrielant (Meron Capital), John Curtius (Tiger Global Management), Jonathan Weiner (Oak HC/FT), Philippe Suchet (PS Investments), Eitan Bek (TLV Partners)
Series AJan 2019$14M
Co-investors: Ramtin Naimi (Abstract Ventures), James Conigliaro (Array Ventures)
Series AAug 2018$9M
Co-investors: Emmalyn Shaw (Flourish Ventures), David Mort (Propel Venture Partners)
AI to help patients select medical providers
super early stage opportunities with no technical co-founder
Partner Propel Venture Partners2016 - Present
Executive Chairman SmartBiz. SBA loans made easy.2016 - Present
CEO and Co-Founder Better Finance / SmartBiz2009 - 2016
EIR Venrock2009 - 2010
Vice President - PropertyBridge MoneyGram International, Inc.2007 - 2008
CEO PropertyBridge, Inc.2004 - 2007
University of the Witwatersrand BComm LLB