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SignalFire

SignalFire is a venture capital and private equity firm built on a real-time data platform.

SignalFire is a venture capital and private equity firm that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2012 by Chris Farmer and Ilya Kirnos. SignalFire combines their data analysis platform with traditional portfolio services to make their investment decisions. SignalFire also offers a talent recruitment platform that helps companies with: recruitment process optimization, leadership development & mentorship, executive recruiting, technical recruiting, talent research, advisor network, community development, and a talent sourcing tool. 

Funds

As of January 31, 2019 SignalFire claims to have $375 million under their management. 

Seed fund

SignalFire's Seed Fund is made for investing up to $5 million in series A funding for early stage startup companies. The fund closed in 2014 with $53 million in capital that was invested into 8 startup companies. 

Breakout fund and SignalFire Fund II

In 2017 Signal fire raised 101.6 million in capital for its Breakout Fund and SignalFire Fund II. 



Timeline

People

Name
Role
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Adam Vogel

Managing Director, Data Science



Chris Farmer

Co-Founder, Managing Director & CEO



Ilya Kirnos

Co-Founder, Managing Director & CTO



Laurent Parmentier

Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Operations



Mike Mangini

Managing Director & Head of Talent



Tony Huie

Managing Director



Walter Kortschak

Managing Director & Executive Chairman



Wayne Hu

Managing Director, Seed Fund



Yujin Chung

Managing Director & Head of Market Development



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Seed Fund SignalFire Emerges With $53 Million

Lizette Chapman

Web

SignalFire Raises $330 Million for Data-Centric Venture Capital

Tomio Geron

Web

This Upstart Is Using A Bridgewater-Style Data Approach To Beat Traditional VCs To Key Hires--And Deals

Alex Konrad

Web

Watch Out, VCs: Chris Farmer Plans To Massively Disrupt The Industry

Connie Loizos

Web

We are thrilled to publicly announce SignalFire's talent platform!

Michael Mangini

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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