Roger Ehrenberg

Roger Ehrenberg

Managing Partner at IA Ventures. Reformed Wall Streeter. Husband, father, friend, baseball coach. Michigan Wolverine. Enough said.

Twitter: infoarbitrage
New York, New York, United States
Member since November 09, 2011
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Investor interests
Type of investor Seed Fund Early stage VC
Typical investment size $1M - $2.5M
Typical investments in a year 6
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Credentials None
1993 Columbia University , MBA , Finance / Accounting / Management
1987 University of Michigan , BS , Finance / Economics / Organizational Psychology

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Roger Ehrenberg is the founder and Managing Partner of IA Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital firm investing in companies that create competitive advantage through data.

Roger currently sits on the boards of Datasift, Metamarkets, Mighty, Sight Machine, The Trade Desk, and Transferwise, and is a Board observer of MemSQL and PlaceIQ. Formerly, he served on the boards of Buddy Media, Global Bay Mobile Technologies (sold to Verifone), Magnetic, Recorded Future, Simple (sold to BBVA) and Twice (sold to Ebay).

Prior to forming IA Ventures, Roger was an active angel investor through IA Capital Partners, a seed-stage investment firm focused on digital media and financial technology. From 2004 to 2009, Roger seeded 40 companies, including Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce), Invite Media (acquired by Google), Ticketfly (acquired by Pandora), TubeMogul (IPO), and TweetDeck (acquired by Twitter).

Earlier in his career, Roger served as President and CEO of DB Advisors, Deutsche Bank's internal hedge fund trading platform. Before DB Advisors, Roger was Global Co-head of Deutsche Bank's Strategic Equity Transactions Group. As an Investment Banker and Managing Director at Citibank, Roger held a variety of roles in the Capital Structuring, Derivatives and Mergers & Acquisitions Divisions.

Roger holds an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Management from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Finance, Economics and Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.

Roger blogs at and tweets at @infoarbitrage.