Eric Paley is a Managing Partner at Founder Collective, an early stage fund started by a team of entrepreneurs that launched companies and led them through successful exits. These founders are focused on helping the next generation of great entrepreneurs build important and lasting businesses. He also sits on the boards of AdSafe Media and Giiv.
Previously, Paley was the CEO and a co-founder of Brontes, which was acquired in 2006 by 3M for $95MM. Investors in Brontes included David Frankel (Founder Collective), Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures and Flybridge.Paley is an angel investor in a number of companies including Magazine Radar, Positive Energy, TrialPay and Link Medicine and also served as a senior advisor to Flybridge Capital Partners.
He was also co-founder and CEO of Abstract Edge, a web application and marketing company in New York.Paley graduated Magna Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College. Additionally he graduated with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar from the Harvard Business School.