Invest with Flight Ventures
$1.6M
Syndicate Backing
$160K ($1K)
Typical Investments
7
Deals Last 12 Months
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Consumer focused web and mobile services

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Team
Gil Penchina @ IDG Ventures
founder
5 $1B + announced exits Investor: Ripple, Brave, Polychain, Paypal, Linkedin, Cruise Automation Dollar Shave Club Wealthfront, Discord, Fastly
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.
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Backers
Brock Pierce
Angel
Venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur. Founder, Blockchain Capital, EOS, Tether and Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation.
Sundeep Ahuja
Angel
28 Syndicates incl @Mosaic @Good Eggs; CoFndr @Richrelevance; helped launch @Kiva; Investor @Goodreads @Counsyl; Advisor @Indiegogo @HOOKED; BS CS Stanford
Fred Tanada
Angel
@flight-ventures • @Crimson Growth Partners.  • d.school @Stanford. Wall Street. YC Startup School. Singularity U @NASA  • Working on Self-Driving Vehicles
Can help with
“Background in finance, worked at Wall Street, experience in data analysis and financial modeling.”
Raj DasGupta
Entrepreneur
Cloud Computing/SAAS at scale for A&D/Life Sciences Author of The Icarus Prediction
Wiktor Schmidt
Entrepreneur
Founder and CEO of @Netguru - web and mobile software development consulting company.
Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz
Angel
CEO at @Sepulveda Capital. Managing Partner Expon Capital. Serial entrepreneur (5 founded, 3 sold). Invested in North America (CA, NY, FL), Europe (FR, DE, CH).
Jeff Morris Jr.
Product Manager
Director, Product Management - Revenue @Tinder. Investor in @Branch, @Managed by Q, and others via @Chapter One Ventures
Ethan Beard
Facebook Platform developer relations. Google biz dev. Advisor/Angel to great entrepreneurs.
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 @ Flight.vc's work at Midwest Technology by Flight.vc
Partner at Flight Ventures
Gil Penchina @ IDG Ventures
For Shawn Merani @ Flight.vc'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 @ Flight.vc'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 Gil Penchina @ IDG Ventures 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 Gil Penchina @ IDG Ventures advised
Gil -> Helpful. Open. Smart. Direct. Transparent. Engaging. No BS. Responsive...just great.
Maneesh Arora
Founder of a company Gil Penchina @ IDG Ventures invested in
Gil is the single most entrepreneur friendly investor I have ever met.
Jesse Robbins
Co-investor in a company Gil Penchina @ IDG Ventures 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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