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Blogcmea.com/blog
Twitter@hornthal
BirthplaceChicago
Birthdate3/21/54

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Harvard Business School, MBA 1978
Finance, Marketing
Princeton University, BA 1976
Economics

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Jim Hornthal

Becca and Joshua’s dad Bethany’s husband Parallel entrepreneur, angel investor and educator Follow on Twitter: @hornthal Author: TED Book: A Haystack Full of Needles (http://amzn.to/TuRR47) Managing Partner: Hornthal Investment Partners Co-Founder and Chairman: Triporati, Zignal Labs, LaunchPad Central Boards: KIND Snacks, Revinate, Via.com, One Voice Movement Investor: (still private); KIND Snacks, Revinate, Krave Jerky, TourWrist, Hipmunk, CratePlayer, JobVite, Blekko, Peer Transfer, Luminate, Hightower Advisors, Airtight Networks, C8 Medisensors Venture Fund Investor: Kleiner Perkins, TPG Biotech Partners, CMEA, Formation 8, Sentinel Partners, Thomas Weisel, Neo Carta, Seven Hills Group, Akkadian, HR Barton, Champion Ventures Social Venture Funds: Acumen Fund, Grassroots Business Fund, Dignity Fund, Brain Trust Accelerator Fund Faculty: James Wei Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship; Princeton University (2012-2013) Entrepreneurship Faculty at Lester Center; Haas.berkeley.edu since 2004 National Science Foundation iCorps Faculty Member: Council on Foreign Relations, World President’s Organization, YPO Peace Action Network, American Arab Action Forum, Clinton Global Initiative, Skoll World Forum

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Sphere (Spherical, Inc.) 12/2012Seed$1.75M7
Hipmunk 1/2011Series A$4.2M6
peerTransfer 10/2010Seed$1.1M11

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Sources

  1. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. Hipmunk’s Official Round: $4.2 Million Led By Ignition And A Group Of Online Travel Experts (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. PeerTransfer Banks $1.1M For International Money Transfers (bits.blogs.nytimes.com) [edit]
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