Josh Kopelman

Founder & Partner at First Round Capital

Josh Kopelman

Josh Kopelman

Founder & Partner at First Round Capital

Overview
Career Highlights

First Round Capital
Turntide, Inc.
The Kopelman Foundation

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Primary Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Number of Boards

42

Birthday

01/01/1972 - Great Neck, NY, United States

Age

48

Number of Awards

6

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Partner at Greylock Partners

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Partner at First Round Capital

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Founder & Executive Chairman at Amino Payments, Inc.

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Executive Officer at First Round Capital V LP

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Founder at Real Food Works LLC

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Co-Founder at Monetate, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Clover Health LLC

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Partner at Foundry Group LLC

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Director at Radial Commerce, Inc.

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Director at VigLink, Inc.

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Founder & Partner at First Round Capital
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Former Trustee, Board of Directors, Vice President at The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

The mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is to mobilize financial and volunteer resources to address the community's most crucial priorities in Philadelphia, Israel and overseas. They make a vital difference in Jewish lives at home, in Israel and around the world, addressing the full range of social service needs and providing lifesaving humanitarian relief. When a child needs an education or a family loses their income, Jewish Federation is there. They make sure a Holocaust Survivor isn’t deserted, and that no one who is disabled is without assistance. Jewish Federation holds out a safety net.

Education
BS
Class of 1993

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Founder & Partner
2004 - Current

First Round Capital focuses on seed stage and early-stage investments in technology-based, marketing-focused companies with an emphasis on consumer-facing businesses. The firm often provides a company's first outside capital. They invest in pre-revenue companies and take an active role in their portfolio companies. First Round Capital looks for companies that provide a unique solution to an existing urgent need. They look for companies with advances in distribution, technology or marketing that can change industry economics or create a new business model. They are particularly interested in companies with technologies or business models that can shrink existing markets. First Round Capital invests in companies with proven, experienced management teams.

Founder
2003 - Prior

Turntide, Inc. create anti-spam software. It offers spam filter system. The company was founded by David Brussin, Lucinda Duncalf, Joshua M. Kopelman and Ram Mohan on January 12, 2004 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, PA.

Co-Founder
2001 - Prior

Kopelman Foundation is a provider of finance for non profit organisations.

Boards & Committees
Chairman of the Board
2006 - Prior

Mashery, Inc. provided API management services. The company was founded by Oren Michels, Scott Rafer, Kirsten Spoljaric and Clay Loveless in May 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Chairman
2004 - Prior

Turntide, Inc. create anti-spam software. It offers spam filter system. The company was founded by David Brussin, Lucinda Duncalf, Joshua M. Kopelman and Ram Mohan on January 12, 2004 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, PA.

Director
Prior

Zui.com, Inc. offers online games. It provides online action, sports, puzzle and flash games. The firm sends weekly updates that inform about children activities through online for parents and teachers. The company was founded by Clifford T. Boro, Vidar Vignisson, Thomas C. Broadhead and William von Reis in 2006 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Director
2015 - Current

THE MISSION OF SNIDER HOCKEY IS TO BUILD LIVES AND UNITE COMMUNITIES THROUGH HOCKEY AND EDUCATION.

Trustee
Prior

PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF HEALTH SERVICES, COMPLEMENTED BY EDUCATIONAL & RESEARCH ACTIVITIES THAT MEET THE NEEDS AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2018

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$50K - $100K
2018

TO OPERATE A JEWISH RELIGIOUS DAY SCHOOL.

$50K - $75K
2017

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2010
$2,400
2009

Founder at KinderTown

Investments
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Data.World, Inc. engages in data analytics and collaboration platform. It helps people who work with data solve problems by creating new ways to discover, prepare, and collaborate. The company was founded by Matt Laessig, Jon Loyens, Brett A. Hurt, and Bryon Jacob and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

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SquareKnot LLC offers online platform for students to collaborate on class projects. The company was founded in September 2009 by Jason Rappaport and is headquartered in Bethlehem, PA.

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Grokker, Inc. provides web based services for wellness priority. It offers videos of people who share a passion about cooking, yoga, fitness, and other pursuits. The company was founded by Lorna Borenstein in 2012 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #4
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #11
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #12
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Events
Speaker
San Francisco
24th IBF Annual Venture Capital Investing Conference

Speaker
San Francisco
2013 UPROUND Conference

The UPROUND™ Conference is the premier gathering of private investors, held in San Francisco, this 1-day event brings together some of the brightest minds in the private investment community and an equally distinguished group of founders and CEOs from some of the most promising startup companies in the U.S.

Speaker
San Francisco
2013 UPROUND Conference

The Premier Conference For Private Investors

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