Invest with Halo VC by Flight.vc
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Typical Investment
6
Expected Deals/Year
0
Unique LPs have invested
Dealflow
We will syndicate all deals where we can get allocation for the syndicate
Team
Flight.VC Syndicate
Angel
5 $1B + announced exits Investor: Ripple, Brave, Polychain, Paypal, Filecoin, Civic, Linkedin, Cruise, Dollar Shave Club Wealthfront, Discord, Fastly
Yasmeen Drummond
Operations
UC Berkeley, MPH/MBA
LPs
Sam Zaid
Advisor
@Getaround CEO; Occasional angel investor.
Evan Cheng
Advisor
Director of Engineering @Facebook, previously @Apple. Active investor in blockchain, life science, dev tools, infrastructure, ML, enterprise SW.
Mark Pui
Management consulting and corporate finance experience in Asia. Passionate about working with owners to grow businesses. Early investor in blockchain space.
Can help with
“Where startups would be keen to expand into Asian markets for business (or raise capital out of Asia), I would be happy to assist.”
Ron Mahabir
Advisor
@Circle Labs Angel in 100+ companies Prior CEO: @Greenlots (Acquired by Shell) @Walz Group (Acquired by Computershare) @Colony Capital Japan (NYSE: CLNS)
Can help with
“Based in Japan and Singapore for most of the last 15 years. Significant experience in investing in early-stage and private equity in Asia. Can help with...more
Jeff Rich
Angel
Founder @Hemisphere Ventures, Founder @Xplore, Founder @BrainyQuote, Entrepreneur, Strategic Planner, Information Architect, and Landscape Photographer.
Joe Xie
Developer
Current: ML EM & Staff ML SWE @Twitter; Worked: @Facebook @Amazon; Studied: @University of Washington; Invested: @Numerai @Rappi @Boom @Polychain Capital.
Can help with
“Engineering consult and / or network”
Jeroen Bertrams
I advise companies on digital strategy and online growth. Author of 8 books. Founded and sold 2 companies. First tech blogger in The Netherlands (back in 1999)
Jeremy Cai
Angel
CEO @Italic
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
Shawn is a very experienced Angel investor that I have had the pleasure of working with at ReachLocal.
Jeff Hagins
For Shawn Merani's work with Woven
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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