Sean Flynn

Managing Director at Shasta Ventures Management LLC

Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn

Managing Director at Shasta Ventures Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Shasta Ventures Management LLC

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Founder at TaskRabbit, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ZEFR, Inc.

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General Partner at Spark Capital Partners LLC

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Founder at H.BLOOM, Inc.

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Co-Founder at H.BLOOM, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Tigerconnect, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ZEFR, Inc.

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Investor at FlyHomes, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Cardiac Science Corporation

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Sean Flynn
Managing Director at Shasta Ventures Management LLC
Education
BS in Economics

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Career History
Managing Director
2012 - Current

Shasta Ventures focuses on early-stage technology and technology-based companies that serve consumers and businesses. They are particularly interested in the consumer services, software, business services, technology applications and mobile & wireless industries. Shasta invests in a company's first or second round of financing. They are especially interested in capital efficient businesses. Initial investments range from $250,000 to $6 million. The firm participates in follow-on rounds up to $12 million. Shasta Ventures invests primarily in the western US but they also consider opportunities in other locations.

Senior Director of Business Development & Business Operations
2004 - 2008

Yahoo!, Inc. is a global technology company, which delivers personalized, including search, content, and communications tools on the web and on mobile devices. The company provides a variety of products and services, many of them personalized, including search, content, and communications tools-all daily habits for hundreds of millions of users, on the Web and on mobile devices. The majority product offerings are available in more than 45 languages and in 60 countries, regions and territories. The company's offerings to users include, Yahoo.com is a starting point that brings together the most relevant content and functionality from across the Web, including original Yahoo! content. It offers a majority of these services free of charge to users around the world. Yahoo! Search is available free to users and often serves as the starting point from which they navigate the Internet to find and discover information that matters to them. It provides users with a free search capability, offering rich search results ranked and organized based on relevance to each user's search query. It currently offers Yahoo! Search experiences and applications across connected devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones. Yahoo! News provides original, premium, partner, and syndicated news via text, photos, and video to engage users with wide-ranging, up-to-the-minute coverage and analysis into topical news events. Yahoo! Sports serves one of the largest audiences of digital sports enthusiasts in the world. It is anchored by Fantasy Sports, editorial reporting, real-time scores, statistics and breaking news, coverage of the biggest global sports events, and premium college sports coverage through Rivals publisher network. Yahoo! Finance provides a comprehensive set of financial data, information, and tools that helps users make informed financial decisions. It offers mobile solutions, including dedicated Yahoo! Finance iPhone and Android applications and MarketDash for iPad. Yahoo! Entertainment and Lifestyles is a collection of properties focused on emerging trends and information in popular culture, women's issues, and media. Yahoo! omg!, Movies, TV and Music are leading destinations for celebrity gossip, movie, music, and TV premieres, and awards coverage. Yahoo Shine! is targeted to women and provides tips, features and in-depth analysis in areas such as health, fashion, careers and parenting. Yahoo! Video provides original, premium and third-party news, finance, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle video content distributed in contextually relevant experiences across the Yahoo! network. Yahoo! Video includes Yahoo! Screen, a video destination site where videos from across the Yahoo! network are aggregated and watched. Yahoo! Toolbar is a Web browser add-on that conveniently enables users to access and preview Yahoo! Properties and third-party content via applications from anywhere on the Web. In addition to bringing together personalized content and information consumed by hundreds of millions of users, it also provide communications tools to connect the world, include: Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, Flickr, Mobile & Emerging Products, IntoNow from Yahoo! and Connected TV, which provides a wide range of communication and social services to users and small businesses across a variety of devices and through its broadband Internet access partners enable users to organize into groups and share knowledge, common interests, and photos. Yahoo! was founded by Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Advisor
2000 - 2003

Morgan Stanley provides investment banking products and services to its clients and customers including corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. It operates through the following business segments: Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management. The Institutional Services segment provides financial advisory, capital-raising services, and related financing services on behalf of institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments, including equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed-income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, alternative investments, real estate, and merchant banking strategies. The company was founded by Harold Stanley and Henry S. Morgan on September 16, 1935 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Upserve, Inc. engages in the provision of an online platform of payment networks for consumers and businesses. Its platform connects social and payment networks facilitating consumers to recommend purchase experiences, and discover new places and products through friends. The firm offers their products to restaurant, bar, liquor, retail, and e-commerce sectors. The company was founded by Angus M. Davis on 2009 and is headquartered in Providence, RI.

Director
Current

ZEFR, Inc. provides targeted video ad placement services. Its platform offers content and contextual advertising to the audience through YouTube. The company was founded by Zacharias James and Richard H. Raddon in December 2009 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

TaskRabbit, Inc. operates as an online and mobile marketplace that matches freelance labor with local demand, allowing consumers to find immediate help with everyday tasks, including cleaning, moving, delivery and handyman work. The company was founded by Leah Busque and Kevin Busque in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former President of United States

$250
2008

Former President of United States

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Boomerang Commerce, Inc. provides pricing optimization solutions to businesses. It offers tools for pricing strategies, competitor intelligence, assortment optimization, revenue perception, and demand forecasting. The company was founded by Gurushyam Hariharan on October 23, 2012 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

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