Hrach joined Realty Mogul's Board of Directors in March, 2014 as a representative from Canaan, a prominent Silicon Valley based Venture Capital firm. Hrach joined Canaan in 2007 and focuses on both the consumer and enterprise sectors.
Hrach currently sits on the board of CompStak,Realty Mogul and Washio and led Canaan's investment in Instacart and Plixi (acquired by Lockerz).
Additionally, Hrach has worked closely with several Canaan portfolio companies including Kabam, Associated Content, Zoosk, PrimeSense, Tremor Video, Cardlytics, Switchfly, SandForce, Ebates, and OneFineStay. All this, and he can repair virtually anything with duct tape and a bent screwdriver.
Prior to joining Canaan, Hrach served as the Digital Media Research Associate at Rutberg & Company. The research group's coverage spanned product and technology categories, including semiconductors, devices, infrastructure, and services.
Previously, Hrach held several positions at Northrop Grumman and TRW in the solid state laser research & development department conducting experiments in high power laser research and beam manipulation. Hrach also interned at two startups, The Retail Exchange and Jamdat back in 2000 and 2005.
Hrach holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and served as a co-president of the VC Club. Previously, he earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where his research focused on neuronal networks, linear systems analysis, and solid-state lasers. He also earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA specializing in biomedical engineering.
2007 - Current (over 9 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Jul, 2015||RealtyMogul.com||$35M / Series B||Canaan Partners|
|Nov, 2014||CompStak||$4.4M / Series A (Lead)||Canaan Partners|
|Jun, 2014||Washio||$10.5M / Series A (Lead)||Canaan Partners|
|Mar, 2014||RealtyMogul.com||$9M / Series A (Lead)||Canaan Partners|
|Apr, 2013||CompStak||$4.45M / Series A||Canaan Partners|
|Mar, 2010||Plixi||$2.6M / Series A (Lead)||Canaan Partners|
|May 23, 2016||Business Wire - RealtyMogul.com Becomes First U.S. Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform to Fully Fund $200 Million|
|Jan 11, 2016||Crowdfund Insider - RealtyMogul.com Expands. Opens NYC Office, Hires Michelle Paretti as Senior Managing Director|
|Dec 18, 2015||Crowdfund Insider - RealtyMogul.com Tops $20 Million Returned to Investors as Real Estate Investments Grow|
|Jul 14, 2015||Business Wire - RealtyMogul.com Raises $35 Million in Series B Funding to Boost Its Big Data-Driven Online Real Estate Investing Platform|
|Oct 16, 2014||TechCrunch - Canaan Raises $675M For Fund X, Focusing On Early Stages And ‘Home Runs’|
|Jun 9, 2014||TechCrunch - On-Demand Laundry Startup Washio Raises $10.5 Million Led By Canaan Partners|
|Mar 27, 2014||TechCrunch - Real Estate Crowdfunding Startup Realty Mogul Raises $9M|
|Mar 27, 2014||Venture Beat - Investment for the rest of us: Here's a cool company that crowdfunds big real estate projects|