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Seed-stage fund investing in technology companies

Seed-stage fund investing in technology companies

Base Ventrues, founded by Erik Moore, is a seed-stage fund investing in technology companies. Current portfolio includes Angellist, Virool, Surfair, SocialCal, Tracks.by/Hipset, Priceonomics, MightyText, and others. Successful exits include Socialcam (acquired by Autodesk), and Appstores (acquired by InMobi).

Erik Moore is the founder and Managing Director of Base Ventures. Erik is a passionate angel investor, entrepreneur, creative thinker, and an unabashed optimist.

After a rewarding fifteen-year career in investment banking, Erik secured an early retirement from Merrill Lynch in 2011 and at that point began pursuing his passion for entrepreneurship.
Erik formed Base Ventures from a love for investing in trailblazing tech start-ups. During the past 12-years, Erik has invested in almost two dozen trailblazing start-ups.
Erik was a seed investor in Zappos.com which was sold to Amazon for $1.2b and Agencourt Biosciences which was sold to Beckman Coulter for $270mm.

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Former bond trader (merrill lynch). Among first to invest in @Zappos. Co-founded flicklaunch. Dartmouth BA Wharton MBA Best Trade: mentoring inner city kids

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