Brad Feld

Co-Founder at Foundry Group LLC

Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Co-Founder at Foundry Group LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Moz, Inc.
Crucible Acquisition Corp.
SeBoBo, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3897

Primary Location

Boulder, CO, United States

Number of Boards

73

Birthday

1965

Age

56

Number of Awards

1

Interests

Marathon Running, Artwork Collecting

Relationships
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Founder at A Place for Rover, Inc.

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Co-Founder at MobileDay, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Foundry Group LLC

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Co-Founder at TechStars Central LLC

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Managing Partner at TechStars Central LLC

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Co-Founder at AvidXchange, Inc.

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Investor at Twilio, Inc.

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Partner at Foundry Group LLC

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Partner at Avalon Ventures Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Foundry Group LLC

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Education
MS Management Science
Class of 1988

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

Master of Science in Management Science
Class of 1987

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

Excelerate Labs provides investment services. It offers startup capital, mentorship, and consultancy services. The company was founded by Troy Henikoff, Sam Yagan and Nick Rosa and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
Co-Founder
1999 - Current

Foundry Group seeks investment opportunities in technology companies located in the US and Canada. It provides financing for seed, early and growth stage capital requirements.

Co-Founder
Current

Unsearched, Inc. develops and operates software application for recruitment. The company was founded by Hugh P. Norton-Smith, Andrej Danko and Bradley A. Feld and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Chairman
Current

Crucible Acquisition Corp. operates as a blank check company. It seeks to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination. The company was founded on September 16, 2020 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chairman of the Board
Current

Startup Colorado is a regional initiative to increase the breadth and depth of entrepreneurial ecosystem across Colorado’s Front Range. From Fort Collins to Boulder, from Denver to Colorado Springs, their mission is to multiply connections among entrepreneurs and mentors, improve access to entrepreneurial education, and build a more vibrant entrepreneurial community. Startup Colorado’s various programs will deepen the communal backdrop out of which new companies emerge. Vibrant new company creation, by extension, improves the broader economic base of Colorado. Their first year goals include: 1. Expanding new tech meetups, open coffee clubs, and community office hours in Fort Collins, Denver, and Colorado Springs 2. Creating an entrepreneurial summer camp in Boulder (talented college students from throughout Colorado will work as interns for Boulder startups) 3. Support entrepreneurial education in the Front Range 4. Evaluate current barriers that entrepreneurs face, including an assessment of what best practices are in place at entrepreneurial communities around the US and world 5. Engaging larger companies in the entrepreneurial ecosystem through commitments to help entrepreneurs 6. Building the Startup Colorado website to be a user-friendly, thorough database for information and connections Led By Entrepreneurs, For Entrepreneurs For an entrepreneurial initiative to be successful, it must be entrepreneur led. Startup Colorado is based entirely on the efforts of entrepreneurs; from chairpersons to individual project leaders, entrepreneurs are front and center in theirefforts. Long-term view Building a sustainable and successful entrepreneurial community requires taking the long view. By working with entrepreneurs and building on grassroots connections, Startup Colorado is focused on supporting entrepreneurship in an organic fashion so as to develop an ecosystem that lasts. Engaging the Entire Entrepreneurial Stack Over the long-term, Startup Colorado will focus on all levels of entrepreneurship: serial entrepreneurs, first-timers, would-be and wannabe. Only through engagement with all levels of the entrepreneurial scene in the Front Range will be build the long term viability necessary for sustained success. Talent Flow: The Lifeblood of Entrepreneurial Community For any entrepreneurial community to have long term vibrancy, it needs a continual influx of new talent, both from higher education and from industry. Startup Colorado is engaging with both educational institutions and established companies to ensure that new talent is continually exiting the system. Startup Colorado is chaired by Brad Feld, Jan Horsfall, and Phil Weiser; its Executive Director is Silicon Flatirons Fellow David Mangum.

Director
Current

MakerBot Industries LLC provides 3D printing tools for offices, classrooms, and homes. It offers desktop and compact printers, fourth and fifth generation printers, experimental printers, and desktop 3D scanners. The company was founded by Bre Pettis, Adam Meyer, and Zach H. Smith in 2009 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Director
Current

Occipital, Inc. develops hardware and software that enables spatial computing capabilities for mobile devices. Its products include structure sensor, structure core, canvas, PX-80, bridge, 360 panorama, and skanect. The company was founded by Vikas Reddy and Jeffrey Powers in 2008 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO.

Director
2016 - Current

The Society of Kauffman Fellows is a network of venture capitalists operating at 160 venture firms and corporate venture groups in 26 countries on 6 continents, collectively deploying $50B in venture capital.

Co-Chairman
Current

Startup Colorado Springs is a nonprofit company headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, that engages in new company creation and entrepreneurial network density solutions.

Director
Current

UP Global provides entrepreneurial empowerment services. The firm organizes events and activities for the entrepreneurial work. The company was is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Political Donations
$5,400
2015

Senator from Colorado

$2,700
2015

Senator from Colorado

$5,400
2015

Governor at Colorado Office of the Governor, Jared Polis

Transactions
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GlowPoint, Inc. purchases Oblong Industries, Inc. from Industry Ventures LLC, Foundry Group LLC, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (PE), Greenspring Associates LP

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FGSF OBTX SPV LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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FVC13 LBTS SPV LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Vengo, Inc. engages in the building and operation of small, cloud-based vending machines. The company was founded by Abuhena Azad, Steven Bofill and Brian Shimmerlik in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Usarium, Inc. manufactures and distributes food products with natural protein and fiber from seeds. It offers sunmeal, an ingredient from sunflower defatted seeds. The company was founded by Aleh Manchuliantsau and Anastasia Tkacheva in 2017 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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Trustify, Inc. operates as a platform that helps to connect and hire private investigators. It offers real-time observation and digital monitoring services. The company was founded by Jennifer Mellon and Danny Boice in March 2015 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Awards & Honors
Rank #100
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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