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General Partner @
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16 Investments in 15 Companies
Born:
January 1, 1980
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Brian Pokorny is a General Partner of SV Angel. Prior to this, he was at Airbnb, where he joined via an acquisition of DailyBooth/Batch. DailyBooth was a venture backed social media start-up that Brian led for 3 years as their CEO. Before this, Brian was a partner at SV Angel with David Lee and Ron Conway upon the launch of the firm. Prior to SV Angel he was a founding team member and partner at Baseline Ventures, a leading seed-stage investment firm. Before joining Baseline, Brian spent close to 4 years at Google within various positions in the Content Partnerships team and Direct Sales Organization. Before this, he had various roles within sales operations and finance at Juniper Networks, TIBCO Software, and Applied Materials. Brian graduated with a degree in Operations and Management Information Systems from Santa Clara University. Brian's first angel investment was in Twitter and he is also a personal angel investor in Square, OMGPOP (Acquired by Zynga), Tweetdeck (Acquired by Twitter), Milo (Acquired by eBay), Chomp (Acquired by Apple) and others. Brian has advisory positions with Ooyala (Acquired by Telstra), Rupture (Acquired by EA). At SV Angel, Brian has also originated investments in companies such as Instacart, Patreon, Mesosphere, Credit Karma, and foursquare.

Jobs (4)

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General Partner

2009 - Current   (over 7 years)
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Mar, 2010
Jul, 2012
CEO
Jun, 2006
May, 2009
Partner
2005
Jun 1, 2006
Content Acquisition Associate

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2015$3.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$1.5M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$1M / AngelPersonal Investment
May, 2010$3.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2010$6M / Series B
Mar, 2010$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2010$4.4M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$1.73M / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2009$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2009$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2009$3.4M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2009$1M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009$300k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2007$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2007$3M / Angel
May, 2007undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment

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