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Partner @
Investments
8 Investments in 5 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
New York
Website:
http://www.joshguttman.com
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Josh Guttman is a Partner at SoftBank Capital, focusing on early stage investments across the digital media, software, mobile and marketplace categories.Prior to joining Softbank, Josh served as a Senior Vice President at Outbrain, the leading content discovery platform, where he supported the growth of the business from 50 to 250 global employees.

Josh has more than eight years of experience in the digital media and content discovery space, beginning in 2007 as an early member of the team at Sphere, which was later acquired by Aol. Post-acquisition, Josh led Sphere as CEO for two years, ultimately initiating its divestiture and sale to Outbrain in early 2011. Josh began his career as a technology investment banker at Robertson Stephens & Co. in San Francisco.Josh is a 12-year veteran of the New York City tech ecosystem, having emigrated from the Bay Area in 2001. He lives in Brooklyn with his fiance, Emily, and boxer, Morrison.

Jobs (6)

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Partner

Jul 1, 2013 - Current   (about 3 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
Feb, 2011
Jul 1, 2013
SVP, Platform Sales
Nov, 2009
Feb, 2011
CEO
Nov, 2007
Nov, 2009
COO
Aug, 1999
Sep, 2000
Associate, Private Capital Group
Jul, 1998
Aug, 1999
Analyst, Technology Investment Banking

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Investments (8)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$23M / Series B
Oct, 2015$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$9.2M / Series A
Jan, 2015$13M / Series B
May, 2014$2.1M / Seed (Lead)
Mar, 2014$3.7M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2012$800k / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2011$730k / SeedPersonal Investment

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