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Invest with Amplify.LA
$476K
Syndicate Backing
$260K ($150K)
Typical Investments
1
Deals Last 12 Months
Note from Amplify.LA

For the first time we will be offering accredited investors outside of our network the opportunity to invest in Amplify portfolio companies. This will give you access to our future deals right alongside our fund LP’s and other top tier institutional investors.

Amplify is among the top ten accelerator programs in the U.S. as noted by the Harvard Business Review. We invest in 12-15 companies per year and perform extensive due diligence before accepting a company into the program. Our success metrics to date are as follows:

• Approximately 12,000 applications reviewed

• Invested in 54 companies

• 6 exits (all acquisitions)

• Total capital raised by portfolio companies: $250 million+

• Total portfolio valuation: $750 million

• Follow-on investment in our Seed and Series A rounds have been led by the likes of Bessemer Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, First Round Capital, General Catalyst, Redpoint Ventures, Upfront Ventures, Formation 8, RRE, Polaris Ventures, Greycroft Partners, CrossCut Ventures, Azure Capital Partners, Harrison Metal Capital, Social Leverage, and many more

Dealflow

We will offer every company that joins Amplify the opportunity to raise additional capital through our syndicate.

Team
Paul Bricault
employee
Managing Director of Amplify.LA & Venture Partner at Greycroft Partners
Richard Wolpert
employee
Founder @Amplify.LA • Works at @Accel
Oded Noy
employee
Advisor to @ID.me.
Kris Bjornerud
employee
Investor at Amplify.LA
Investments
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Backers
Pierre Schurmann
Angel
Entreperneur and investor in 80+ startups Globally . Started (5) and successfully exited 4 startups. Co-founder of Brazil's largest private investor network.
Can help with
“Having started, scaled and sold 3 companies I can relate to the challenges startups face. Also have strong connections in Brazil, and can help expand the...more
Bong Koh
Entrepreneur
Partner at KohFounders. Previous experience includes Advanced Technology Ventures, Mucker, McKinsey, Salomon Smith Barney and Organic (IPO).
Brock Pierce
Angel
Venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur. Managing Partner Blockchain Capital and Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation.
Sundeep Ahuja
Angel
25 Syndicates incl @Mosaic @Change.org; CoFounder @Richrelevance; helped launch @Kiva; Investor @Goodreads @Counsyl; Advisor @Indiegogo; BS CS Stanford
David Segura
Angel
Founded Giant Media in 2009; successfully sold business to an AdTech company backed by JMI & TPG in 2014. Interested in helping companies scale revenue & growth
Armando Biondi
Entrepreneur
Cofounder @AdEspresso & 5 tech/non-tech co's before. Angel investor in @Mattermark + 45 startups. Guest Contributor, former Radio Speaker, proud #500strong
Michael Ross
Individual Investor
Experienced Investor. 5 Exits. 3 Venture-Backed (Kleiner and Bessemer). 1 IPO and 4 acquisitions. Google, Redpoint Ventures, JPMorgan, Credit Suisse.
Ian Swanson
CEO and Founder of DataScience, Inc. Previously, CEO & Co-Founder of Sometrics, Acquired by American Express.
References
Kris has been instrumental in our growth as an AmplifyLA incubated company.
Shawn Livermore
For Kris Bjornerud's work with Ziptask
Network is outstanding as well as his knowledge in the consumer internet and market strategy
Geoff McFarlane
Founder of a company Paul Bricault invested in
PB is the man, it's that simple. I learned a lot from working as his partner at Amplify and continue to be impressed with his ability to engage and inspire people in the startup community.
Jeff Solomon
For Paul Bricault's work with AFINITY
Richard is the quintessential investor, advisor and mentor. As an investor he gets straight to the point. As an advisor, he gets to the core issues and rolls up his sleeves to help. And as a mentor he provides wisdom from the perspective of being an entrepreneur and thinks like an engineer....more
Richard has been, and continues to be, a tremendous asset to our company. His advice is spot on, his intros are invaluable, and his reputation is not only legendary...he actually lives up to it! He also happens to be an amazing and thoughtful human being. :-)
Richard listens more than he talks because he's usually the smartest person in the room. He focuses on what's important and leaves any noise at the door. Supportive, connected, and takes big bets on big ideas.
Richard is a fantastic investor and mentor. He is supportive, asks insightful questions, offers guidance when needed, and is willing to leverage his extensive network to help our business whenever needed.
Few investors in the LA community are as universally well-respected and well-liked as Richard, and his reputation is deserved. He is generous with making introductions (to both operational partners and potential investors) at the highest levels, and he adds tremendous value by providing strategic...more
Richard is a very informed and connected investor in Playdek. He understood our vision for this business from the outset, and has provided key support in connecting us with beneficial opportunities to grow the company.
Richard is an incredible investor with amazing intellect. I feel privileged to call him a partner and co-founder at Amplify.la. Richard was frequently considered the resident sage at Amplify. He has been a great asset for Amplify's portfolio companies.
Enjoyed working with Richard and would be happy to work with him again.
Richard has been an invaluable resource and confidant from our first conversation. He is an active adviser and thoughtful mentor. 
Adam Johnson
For Richard Wolpert's work with Toggle
Oded's guidance was instrumental in the formation of our company
Deborah Fontaine
For Oded Noy 's work with Due Diligence America
Beyond being an amazing technologist and a smart business man, Oded is someone I trust explicitly with how to run a business
Alon Shwartz
For Oded Noy 's work with unGlue
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