Kevin Hartz

Kevin Hartz

San Francisco, California, United States
Member since November 21, 2009
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel
Credentials None
1992 Stanford , BS

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Eventbrite, Inc., Xoom
Full bio

Kevin Hartz is Founder & CEO of Eventbrite, a company changing the way events come together online, and happen offline. Kevin was previously Founder and CEO of Xoom Corporation, an international money transfer company, servicing more than 40 countries worldwide. Xoom is backed by Sequoia Capital, NEA, Fidelity Ventures, Stanford University, and Peter Thiel. Kevin began his career as a product manager and later co-founded ConnectGroup, a start-up providing high-speed Internet access to the hotel industry. ConnectGroup was acquired by Lodgenet (NASDAQ: LNET). Kevin holds a BA and BS from Stanford University, as well as an MA from Oxford University (University College). He has been an active early stage investor and advisor to start-ups including PayPal, Geni, Friendster, TripIt, Flixster, Adnectar, Yammer, TokBox, iControl, Boku, Flexilis, Anonymizer, and Trulia, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Xoom, Flexilis, and TokBox (observer). You can view his full portfolio here. In his spare time, Kevin advises university students on entrepreneurship through Youniversity Ventures. Kevin lives in San Francisco with his wife, Julia, and young daughter.

Angel investments and exits

Yammer (acquired by Salesforce, $1B)
Flixster (acquired by Warner Bros, ND)
Tripit (acquired by Concur, $120M)
AirBnB (funded)
Pinterest (funded)
Trulia (IPO)
Lookout, iControl, Uber,