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Don Hutchison

Formative company advisor & angel investor, 2003 to the present.

Experience includes: Board Member at Marin Software; Co-founder & Chairman at Recurrent Energy; CEO & COB at Work.com; SVP & GM at Excite@Home, SVP Sales & Marketing, Netcom.

Successful exits of portfolio companies include: Sugar Media, TravelPost, Trovix, Recurrent Energy & WWCOMs.

Investments & engagements include: Marin Software, Sugar, Inc., COLOURlovers, Vizu, Revision3, incentalign, Starmaker Interactive, SeniorHomes, LawPivot, BoostCTR, Apportable, Parse.ly, Close.ly & RethinkDB.

Areas of greatest engagement: product marketing, distribution strategies, revenue generation, financing, organizational structure & leadership guidance.

Don built @Home’s business-focused @Work division into a leading provider of internetworking services, garnering over 5,000 new business accounts & over $45M in recurring revenues (1997 through 1999).

As Netcom’s SVP for Sales & Marketing, Don drove revenues from under $2M to over $120M. With the company founder and CFO, he successfully marketed the company’s December, 1994 public offering, making Netcom the first ‘pure-play’ Internet venture to go public. (1994 through 1996)

Don also served as Chairman and CEO of Work.com, a business information and services portal that attracted over one million unique users, $10 million in annual revenue, and a Media Metrix Top 10 B2B ranking before being sold (2000-2001)

Don invested in, advised, and served on the boards of other internet ventures, including Critical Path (IPO), Exodus (IPO), Raindance Communications (IPO) and Zengine (IPO) (2000-2003)

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Parsely 8/2013Series A$5.23M7
ProsperWorks 5/2013Seed$2.5M13
vidIQ 2/2013Seed$800k6
12Society 4/2012Seed5
DogVacay 3/2012Series A$1M13
IMRSV 9/2011Debt$810k10
Getable 8/2011Seed$1.4M11
Signature 5/2011Angel$1.1M5
Parsely 12/2010Seed$800k6
oneforty 6/2009Angel$230k8
Vizu Corporation 2/2006Series A$1M6
Fliqz 2006Series A$700k3
Soundflavor 1/2004Seed$2M2

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Sources

  1. Parse.ly Raises $5M For Predictive Analytics Platform That Helps Media Companies Decide What To Publish (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac - Source [edit]
  3. vidIQ Raises $800K in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  5. dogvacay.com [edit]
  6. Inspired By "Minority Report," Immersive Labs Raises $810K For Digital Display Recognition (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Rentcycle Raises $1.4 Million From Collaborative Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel, And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Signature Launches (marketwire.com) [edit]
  9. Parse.ly Closes $800K Financing Round (prweb.com) [edit]
  10. @oneforty closes angel round (twitter.com) [edit]
  11. answers.vizu.com [edit]
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