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Invest with Tyler Willis
Syndicate Following: $373K
Typical Investments: $160K ($10K)
Deals Last 12 Months: 1

• You can opt out of any deal without penalty
• Don't expect many, if any, updates
• Early stage investing is inherently illiquid and risky: diversify across a portfolio and be prepared to lose all of your investment without complaint
• I would prefer to share syndicate deals only with my backers (deals won't be publicly viewable, unless the entrepreneur desires that)

Dealflow


  • I will try to share (best effort) any deal where I have at least a $100K allocation.
  • I will syndicate both new deals and follow-on investments
  • I do significantly more due diligence when considering using syndicates for a deal.

Tyler has been an invaluable resource and an incredible angel. His style is very entrepreneur-friendly and he is generous with his time; quickly providing insightful, actionable guidance any time I asked. Tyler also has a great network which he readily opens for the companies he works with. It is...more
Tyler was one of our first investors. He invested before we even had a product and offered us an incredible amount of help and support over several years and up to our Series A round with Founder's Fund. Even as we've added a lot of world-class investors and advisors, I still keep Tyler...more
Investments
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$30M Series B in 2016
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Syndicated
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Syndicated
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$4.8M Series A in 2016
Syndicated
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$6M Series B in 2015
Exit
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Acquired by Twist Bioscience in 2016
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Backers
Rick Marini
Angel
3-time Founder. Angel investor in 40+ companies: @Snapchat @AngelList @Reddit @Sprig @Luxe @AltSchool @august @Poshmark @Wanelo @Lumosity
Maiden Lane
Angel
The first online venture fund built on @AngelList
Lucas Nealan
Angel
Early @Facebook team, angel investor and technologist.
Sundeep Ahuja
Angel
16 Syndicates incl @Mosaic @Change.org; CoFounder @Richrelevance; helped launch @Kiva; Investor @Goodreads @Counsyl; Advisor @Indiegogo; BS CS Stanford
Jeff Morris Jr.
Product Manager
Director of CRM and Engagement on the @Tinder product team. Investor in @Branch Metrics, @Managed by Q, and others.
Kai Gradert
Designer
Designer @AngelList · UX/Design @Adobe Lightroom mobile · Previously @Google · Founder @Cheers
Can help with
“Over a decade experience in product and UX design. I can help help with product guidance, UX feedback and team mentoring.”
Kevin Weatherman
Entrepreneur
VP of BD @Spiral fmr VP at @MoPub acquired by @Twitter @Adbrite @Pubmatic alum. Born in SF Raised SD College @Cal Lived SF Live in NYC @PubKevin on social
Manny Fernandez of DreamFunded.com
Angel Investor
One of Inc. Magazine 33 Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2016 Founder/ CEO www.DreamFunded.com http://angel.co/DreamFunded Founder- @SF Angels Group @Stanford
References
Tyler is an expert at social media, online marketing and product growth. He's also very connected in Silicon Valley. He's fun to work with and a great guy.
Rick Marini
For Tyler Willis's work with BranchOut
Tyler has been an invaluable resource and an incredible angel. His style is very entrepreneur-friendly and he is generous with his time; quickly providing insightful, actionable guidance any time I asked. Tyler also has a great network which he readily opens for the companies he works with. It is...more
Tyler was one of our first investors. He invested before we even had a product and offered us an incredible amount of help and support over several years and up to our Series A round with Founder's Fund. Even as we've added a lot of world-class investors and advisors, I still keep Tyler...more
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