Invest with Scott and Cyan Banister
$160.7K ($50K)
Typical Investments
5
Expected Deals/Year
275
Unique LPs have invested
Dealflow
• Our goal is to share (best effort) deals where we have at least a $300K allocation • You can opt out of any particular deal without penalty • Don't expect many (if any) updates • Be comfortable with risk and prepared to lose your entire investment without complaint
Team
Scott and Cyan Banister
Angel
Seed investors; Founder @IronPort @Topsy; Board Member @PayPal @Postmates
Investments
Syndicated
Syndicated
Syndicated
Exit
Went public in 2012
Exit
Acquired by eBay for $1.5B in 2002
Exit
Acquired by Amazon for $1.2B in 2009
Private investments may not be included yet.
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LPs
Josh Hannah
VC
General Partner at @Matrix Partners; Founder & Director at @Betfair.com; Entrepreneur and Investor. Gambler, guy who knows how to do a lot of things.
Joshua Baer
Angel
Founded 3 email companies and @Capital Factory. Teaching @Longhorn Startup at @University Of Texas Austin. @Trilogy Alumni 1999. CS @Carnegie Mellon University .
Othman Laraki
Angel
Co-founder at Color Genomics. Investor in Pinterest, AngelList, Slack, Instacart, Mesosphere & others. Co-founded MixerLabs, early PM at Google.
Dave Morin
Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
David Hauser
Scout
Founder of @Grasshopper acquired by @Citrix Systems. Founder of @Chargify. Founder of @Return Path. Angel Investor.
Brock Pierce
Angel
Entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist. Restart, DNA, Blockchain Capital, EOS, Tether and Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation.
Sundeep Ahuja
Angel
70+ Syndicates incl @Mosaic @Good Eggs @Burrow @Starcity @Notable Labs; 3yrs @AWS; Co-founder @Richrelevance; Advisor @Indiegogo @Change.org; BS CS Stanford.
Vishal Sankhla
Chief Technology Officer
Co-Founder @Viralheat (acquired by @Cision) • Studied at @University of Southern California
Can help with
“Being a Founder, CTO myself I can bring in a lot of experience on the table and help out in areas like technology, fund raising, partnerships, hiring among...more
References
cyan and scott are nimble, quick and supportive. everything you want in an angel investor. @jason
Jason Calacanis
Co-investor in a company Scott and Cyan Banister invested in
Scott and Cyan were one of our first investors to enter our seed round. They were decisive and incredibly helpful. I highly recommend getting Scott into your round. The earlier the better. He is a lead angel that many other angels watch.
Henry Ward
Founder of a company Scott and Cyan Banister invested in
Scott invested at a time when many others were shying away, recognized our potential and provided massively helpful product feedback, made many helpful introductions and in general has been one of the best investors we've worked with. Highly, highly recommended.
Scott's kind, brilliant, caring, helpful, fast-moving, and absolutely zero bullshit or overhead. Love this guy.
Scott is super responsive and extremely insightful.
Scott Banister is direct and a straight shooter. He clearly understands concepts quickly and follows up with productive advice which is very helpful. After talking with Scott, you can immediately feel that he has "been there and done that" which gives you a sense of confidence. Big fan!
Scott is a world class thinker
Adam Ludwin
For Scott and Cyan Banister's investment at Chain
Cyan is one of the nicest, most approachable people I met in SV. Yet you also get it from her straight with no sugar coating. A rare combination of motivating and making you see your flaws at the same time. I haven't met Scot but can only assume his choice of a partner is as good as his...more
Cyan is the greatest human being I’ve ever met
Alex Parmley
For Scott and Cyan Banister's work with Phood
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Scott and Cyan Banister is a supervised person of or otherwise affiliated with Cyanotype LLC, an “Exempt Reporting Adviser” under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Important information regarding Cyanotype LLC, CRD Number 171310, can be found on its Form ADV available here. Scott and Cyan Banister’s relationship with Cyanotype LLC may give rise to potential conflicts of interest or conflicting duties, which could materially impact the performance any deals led by this syndicate.