Erik Blachford

Venture Partner at TCMI, Inc.

Erik Blachford

Erik Blachford

Venture Partner at TCMI, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Butterfield & Robinson Management Services, Inc.
Butterfield & Robinson, Inc.
Expedia Group, Inc.

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Number of Boards

22

Birthday

1967

Age

53

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Founder & General Partner at TCMI, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Zillow Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Zillow Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Real Property Associates, Inc.

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General Partner at TCMI, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Peloton Interactive, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Glassdoor, Inc.

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Investor at Turnkey Vacation Rentals, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Media Corporation

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Advisor at Accompany

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Erik Blachford
Venture Partner at TCMI, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

MBA

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Career History
Venture Partner
Current

TCMI Inc Fund invests in public and private technology companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of consumer internet, mobile technology, software, tech-enabled services and enterprise IT. It provides financing for minority, majority and growth capital requirements with an investment size ranges from $30-$300 million.

Founder
Tenure Unconfirmed

Dinamundo is an online comedy social network.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2009 - 2011

Butterfield & Robinson Management Services, Inc. designs and plans journeys for various destinations internationally. It provides biking, walking, home base, bespoke, and sea journey trips. It offers travel guide services in Canada, France, Italy, Latin America, Africa, and Europe. The company was founded in 1966 by Sidney Robinson, George Butterfield, and Martha Butterfield and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Director
2003 - 2004

Points International Ltd. engages in the provision of ecommerce and technology solutions. It operates through the following segments: Loyalty Currency Retailing, Platform Partners, and Points Travel. The Loyalty Currency Retailing segment offers products and services designed to help loyalty program members unlock the value of loyalty currency and accelerate the time to a reward. The Platform Partners segment comprises a broad range of applications that are connected to and enabled by the functionality of the loyalty commerce platform. The Points Travel segment involves in connecting the world of online travel bookings with the broader loyalty industry. The company was founded by Christopher J. D. Barnard and Robert T. MacLean in January 5, 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Member, Board of Directors
2003 - 2003

Expedia Group, Inc. is an online travel company, which engages in the provision of travel products and services to leisure and corporate travellers. It operates through the following business segments: Core Online Travel Agency(OTA), Trivago, Vrbo, and Egencia. The Core OTA segment offers full range of travel and advertising services to worldwide customers through a variety of brands including: Expedia.com and Hotels.com. The Trivago segment involves in sending referrals to online travel companies and travel service providers from its hotel metasearch websites. The Vrbo segment operates an online marketplace for the alternative accommodations industry. The Egencia segment manages travel services to corporate customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Member, Executive Committee
Prior

ShareBuilder Corp. provides on-line investment solutions for investors. It also provides online financial information and enrollment opportunities in direct stock and dividend reinvestment plans. Its services include automatic investing, real-time trading, options trading, and margin borrowing. ShareBuilder was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Political Donations
$3,900
2009

Lexisnexis Head of Legal Analytics & Chairman at Lex Machina, Inc.

$2,000
2009

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

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Zillow, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Domicile, Inc. develops and operates technology-driven business accommodation platform. It offers alternative lodging, hotels, and apartments. The company was founded by Ross Saario, Simon Tam, and Eve Vashkus in 2016 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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BusBud, Inc. owns and operates a bus travel booking website. Its website allows consumers to search, compare, and book city-to-city bus tickets. The company was founded by Frédéric Thouin, Louis-Philippe Maurice and Mike Gradek in 2011 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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UpLift Inc. provides an online payment marketing platform. It offers its service to electronic commerce, travel and non-profit organizations. The company was founded by Brian Barth and Stewart Alan Kelly and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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