Overview

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Primary Role
Founder @
Investments
16 Investments in 14 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://garrettcamp.com
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Person Details

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Garrett is the founder of Expa, a startup studio that works with founders to develop and launch new products. After 10 years of designing and building consumer services, Garrett and the Expa team have identified many techniques that help create successful companies. This experience has been integrated into a platform to help founders increase their startup’s chance of success. Expa plans to focus on just a few active companies at any one time, initially around mobile applications, platforms and marketplaces.

Garrett co-founded Uber.com in 2009 with Travis Kalanick, to improve the efficiency of on-demand car service. Uber has now raised over $300m of venture capital from Google Ventures, TPG Capital, Jeff Bezos & Goldman Sachs, and provides on-demand car service in over 80 cities worldwide.

Garrett is also the founding CEO of StumbleUpon.com, guiding its development from inception to over 30M registered members. StumbleUpon is one of the largest discovery engine on the web, delivering over 1 Billion personalized recommendations per month. Over 75,000 advertisers have used StumbleUpon to get their content discovered.

Garrett completed his Masters in Software Engineering at the University of Calgary, where he researched interfaces for collaborative systems, evolutionary algorithms and information retrieval. He is also a 2007 recipient of MIT Technology Review's TR35 award.

Jobs (6)

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Current

Co-Founder

Founder

May 2, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Co-Founder & Chairman

May, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Co-Founder & Chairman

2009 - Current   (over 7 years)
Past
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Ended
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Company
2001
2012
CEO, co-founder

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$7M / VenturePersonal Investment
May, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014$50M / VenturePersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$15M / Series B
Sep, 2013$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$2.14M / Venture (Lead)Personal Investment
Jul, 2012$850k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$6.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2011$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2011$700k / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$17M / Series BPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2009$200k / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
May, 2009$525k / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2009undisclosed amount / Series APersonal Investment

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