Invest with Flight Ventures
$158K ($1K)
Typical Investments
5
Deals Last 12 Months
510
Unique LPs have invested
Note from Flight Ventures
Consumer focused web and mobile services
Dealflow
All deals founders let us syndicate
Team
Alec Hsu
Founder
Board Advisor Talk City/Liveworld 1999-2001. BoD TVU Networks 2006-2008. GP of Serra Venture Partners 2006-2012. Founder of Flight Ventures 2014- present.
Flight.VC Syndicate
Angel
5 $1B + announced exits Investor: Ripple, Brave, Polychain, Paypal, Filecoin, Civic, Linkedin, Cruise, Dollar Shave Club Wealthfront, Discord, Fastly
Investments
Exit
Acquired by Unilever for $1B in 2016
Exit
Acquired by General Motors for $1B in 2016
Private investments may not be included yet.
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LPs
Jeremy Levine
Entrepreneur
Founder/CEO @DRAFT. Investor in 40+ startups.
Vasu Kulkarni
Angel
Founder / CEO of @Krossover , Managing Partner @Courtside Ventures
Brock Pierce
Angel
Entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist. Restart, DNA, Blockchain Capital, EOS, Tether and Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation.
Sundeep Ahuja
Angel
60+ Syndicates incl @Mosaic @Good Eggs @Burrow @Starcity @Notable Labs; 3yrs @AWS; Co-founder @Richrelevance; Advisor @Indiegogo @Change.org; BS CS Stanford.
Raj DasGupta
Entrepreneur
Cloud Computing/SAAS at scale for A&D/Life Sciences Author of The Icarus Prediction 80+ Angel Investments UMBC Alumni Stanford AI Graduate Studies
Wiktor Schmidt
Entrepreneur
Founder and CEO of @Netguru - web and mobile software development consulting company.
Brad Holden
Angel
Angel/Seed BD for AWS & Venture Partner @TomorrowVentures
Jeff Morris Jr.
Product Manager
Director of Product, Revenue @Tinder. Led revenue team to #1 top grossing app. Investor @Chapter One.
References
Shawn is incredibly responsive and a great partner to have. We're excited for what will come as a result of the relationship.
Ry Walker
For Shawn Merani's work at Midwest Technology by Flight.vc
Partner at Flight Ventures
Flight.VC Syndicate
For Shawn Merani's work at Education Technology by Flight.vc
Shawn works with Gil Penchina who is co-founder of Crux Ventures Angelist syndicate.
Daniel Hoffer
For Shawn Merani's work at Crux Ventures
When the chips were down I only thought I had two options, close the company or sell it. Gil encouraged me to choose a third option "aim for the moon". We did and the result is a profitable growing company on the way to success
Karl Jacob
Founder of a company Flight.VC Syndicate invested in
Gil taught me the meaning of RELENTLESS URGENCY. And that's something use every single day. Thank you Gil!!
Adam Rifkin
Founder of a company Flight.VC Syndicate advised
Gil -> Helpful. Open. Smart. Direct. Transparent. Engaging. No BS. Responsive...just great.
Maneesh Arora
Founder of a company Flight.VC Syndicate invested in
Gil is the single most entrepreneur friendly investor I have ever met.
Jesse Robbins
Co-investor in a company Flight.VC Syndicate invested in
What more can one say about the $25 billion man that already hasn't been said? His syndicate is the largest on AngelList, he's one of the most prominent and successful angel investors in the world - and he's just getting started now that he's plowing into the most promising 20...more
Amazing guy. Amazing investor. Super-connected and helpful. No bullshit.
Gil is one of the smartest and most connected guys in Silicon Valley. He truly cares about the entrepreneurs that he backs. He gets involved and provides real help to the companies, beyond the money. 
Gil is one of the most honest, trustworthy and truthful person I have ever met in my life. He is by far one in a billion in my book and on super smart angels who envision where the industry is heading and he has been right nearly every time though with risk included to recommend participation in...more
Co-investing and working with Gil on UXPin was amazing. Speed, great advise, an amazing network. He encourages, inspires, connects or shouts whatever is most needed. Gil is an awesome investor and advisor.
Gil is super helpful and friendly
Gil Penchina is regarded as one of the top Angels on AngelList for his many syndicates and his success on the platform
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Flight Ventures is a supervised person of or otherwise affiliated with Uprising Capital LLC, an “Exempt Reporting Adviser” under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Important information regarding Uprising Capital LLC, CRD Number 182515, can be found on its Form ADV available here. Flight Ventures’s relationship with Uprising Capital LLC may give rise to potential conflicts of interest or conflicting duties, which could materially impact the performance any deals led by this syndicate.