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Jack Smith

Previously co-founded Vungle. Now advisor + investor to early stage startups.
Joined August 2017
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Jack Smith

Advisor and investor to early stage technology startups. Previously co-founded Vungle and Shyp.

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Jack has made a number of early stage investments through his investment vehicle "The Tribe". Investments include:

Jack is an investor in a number of startups, including:

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Dex (personal CRM)

Dex helps anyone be better at relationships.

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Montgomery Kersten

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Uncork Capital

Uncork Capital is an early stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA. The firm was formerly known as SoftTech VC.

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Uncork Capital (formerly known as SoftTech VC) is an early stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA. Backed primarily by institutional investors. As of 2017, there are five funds under management (SoftTech VC II, III & IV), V, and Plus Fund) and are actively investing out of the $100M Fund V.

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The firm invests across B2B and B2C opportunities including SaaS, software infrastructure, developer tools, marketplaces, consumer services, and hardware. Notable portfolio companies include Vungle, Fitbit ($FIT), Sendgrid ($SEND), Eventbrite, Wildfire (acquired by Google), Mint (acquired by Intuit), Postmates, Poshmark, Front, LaunchDarkly, Molukule, Shippo, Hired, ClassDojo, StyleSeatStyleSeat, and Vidyard.

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SoftTech VC was one of the original institutionalized super angel funds, which morphed out of founder Jeff Clavier's original angel investment activities.

Founder Jeff Clavier started making angel investments in 2004. In 2011, the first SoftTech VC fund of $15 million was raised; representing one of the original institutionalized super angel funds.

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  • In 2010, Charles Hudson joined as a Partner. He later left the firm in 2016 to found his own Venture Capital Firm: Precursor Ventures
  • In 2011, Stephanie Palmeri joined the firm as a Senior Associate. In 2016 she was promoted to Partner
  • In 2015, Andy McLoughlin joined as a Venture Partner. In 2016 he was promoted to Partner

There are three investing partners at the firm - Jeff Clavier, Andy McLoughlin and Stephanie Palmeri.

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Ashley Cravens

EmployeeDirector of Operations

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Office Operations and Community Manager

Charles Hudson

EmployeeFormer Partner

Jeff ClavierJeff Clavier

Founder & Partner

Stephanie PalmeriStephanie Palmeri

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Vungle Series B round
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The round was led by Thomvest Ventures with participation from Crosslink CapitalCrosslink Capital, Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, SoftTech VC, and Webb Investment Network. As part of the funding deal, Vungle is opening up additional offices in Berlin and China.

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The round was led by Thomvest Ventures with participation from Crosslink Capital, Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, SoftTech VC, and Webb Investment Network. As part of the funding deal, VungleVungle is opening up additional offices in Berlin and China.

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The round was led by Thomvest Ventures with participation from Crosslink Capital, Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, SoftTech VC, and Webb Investment Network. As part of the funding deal, Vungle is opening up additional offices in Berlin and ChinaChina.

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The round was led by Thomvest Ventures with participation from Crosslink Capital, Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, SoftTech VC, and Webb Investment Network. As part of the funding deal, Vungle is opening up additional offices in BerlinBerlin and China.

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The round was led by Thomvest Ventures with participation from Crosslink Capital, Google Ventures, AOL VenturesAOL Ventures, SoftTech VC, and Webb Investment Network. As part of the funding deal, Vungle is opening up additional offices in Berlin and China.

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Vungle Series B round

Vungle announced on February 7, 2014 that it hashad raised $17 million in a series B round of funding.

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Founder and CEO

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John Havel

FounderCo-founder of The HustleHustle Con

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Taher Savliwala

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

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Sieva Kozinsky

Founder of StudySoup

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