Michael James Maples, Jr.

Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

Michael James Maples, Jr.

Michael James Maples, Jr.

Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

Overview
Career Highlights

IBM Software Group
Motive, Inc.

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2689

Number of Boards

35

Number of Awards

5

Relationships
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Founding Member at All Raise

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Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Co-Founder at Egnyte, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Egnyte, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Chief Executive & Financial Officer, Secretary at Tapatalk, Inc.

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Co-Founder at KeepSafe Software, Inc.

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Founder at Myra Labs, Inc.

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Co-Founder at DoubleDutch, Inc.

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Michael James Maples, Jr.
Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP
Education
MBA
Class of 1994

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BS Engineering
Class of 1990

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Career History
Managing Member
2006 - Current

Part of FLOODGATE Fund LP, Floodgate Management Co. LLC is a company headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, that provides investment advice.

Partner
2006 - Current

FLOODGATE Fund focuses on investments in start-up companies in the hardware, software, small business, enterprise, Internet, business-to-business and consumer sectors. They look for companies with visionary founders, huge potential markets, defensible competitive advantages and low capital requirements. The firm targets investments in companies located in the San Francisco Bay area and in Austin, Texas. Investments range from $150,000 to $500,000. The firm typically invests alongside other private investors or top-tier venture firms

Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Socialware, Inc. provides industry-leading software and services. It offers software and services to enable every professional within regulated industries including banking, financial services and insurance to use social media to build relationships and grow business on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. The firm also offers marketing, financial professional, information technology, compliance and content recommendation products. The company was founded by Cameron Blair Cooper and Christopher Lee Richter in 2008 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Director
2012 - Prior

PLAiR Media Inc. develops applications that allow beaming content from screen to screen. Its flagship product allows consumers to beam their favorite shows from the web to their TV wirelessly. The company was founded in March 2011 by Syed Saadullah Hussain and Todd Steven Wheeler and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Director
Prior - 2012

CcLoop, Inc. provides e-mailing services. It offers sharing messages, links, images, videos and office documents through ccLoop's e-mail services. The company was established in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Transactions
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j2 Global, Inc., Ziff Davis B2B Focus, Inc. purchase Spiceworks, Inc. from FLOODGATE Fund LP, Institutional Venture Partners, Adams Street Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital LLC, Shasta Ventures Management LLC, Austin Ventures

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Square, Inc. purchases Weebly, Inc. from FLOODGATE Fund LP, Sequoia Capital, Felicis Ventures Management Co. LLC, Y Combinator LLC

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Floodgate Fund III LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Zeplin, Inc. develops collaboration application for designers and developers. The company was founded by Berk Cebi, Pelin Kenez, Merih Akar and Ismail Ceylan and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Mixmax, Inc. provides computer software services. The firm makes email as powerful as web pages by enabling actions like completing purchases, confirming expense reports, scheduling events and answering surveys. The company was founded by Olof Mathé, Chanpory Rith and Brad Vogel in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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The Compare Metrics team has a rich history in applying advanced search techniques and human consumer interaction models to build innovative and proven solutions. The company was co-founded by Garrett Eastham, Mikael Solomon and Stephen Goodwin based on their collective mission to break down barriers in restrictive data and navigation structures and empower shoppers to have a truly interactive and relevant buying experience.

Awards & Honors
Rank #14
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #14
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #25
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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