|Yale University, B.A.|
Fritz Lanman is an angel investor and formerly the Founder of Livestar (sold to Pinterest). He has invested in Square, Pinterest, FiftyThree / Paper, Getaround, Formlabs, ContextLogic, Wavii, InDinero, Chartbeat and several other companies.
Previously, he was Senior Director in Corporate Strategy and Acquisitions at Microsoft, where his responsibility spanned strategy development across Microsoft divisions, advisory to the CFO, CEO and Board of Directors as well as Corporate Development for Board level deals.
He especially focused on Microsoft’s emerging businesses in Search, Advertising, Mobile and Entertainment and worked on several large deals for Microsoft including the Facebook investment and Yahoo partnership.