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Websitejoshspear.com
Blogjoshspear.com
Twitter@joshspear
Birthdate5/26/84

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Josh Spear

Josh Spear is a trend spotter, blogger and brand strategist.

He is Founding Partner, Chairman at Undercurrent, a digital think tank based in New York City that provides planning, strategy and ideation services to global brands hoping to engage a new generation of human beings that were born digital.

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Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Expa 3/2014Venture Round$50M16
Hullabalu 5/2013Seed$1.8M19
Cover pay 5/2013Seed$1.5M14
BlackJet 10/2012Venture Round$2.14M29
WillCall 7/2012Seed$850k6
Rally.org 6/2012Series A$7.9M21
Circa 4/2012Convertible Note$900k21
Percolate 12/2011Seed$1.5M9
littleBits Electronics 9/2011Seed$850k6
Path 11/2010Angel$2.5M28
Uber 10/2010Angel$1.25M15

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    World Economic Forum Announces New Batch Of Young Global Leaders (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  1. Garrett Camp’s Expa Raises $50M To Build New Startups (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. To Spark Children’s Imaginations, Hullabalu Raises $1.8 Million From SV Angel, Great Oaks & Others For iPad Storytelling App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Cover Raises $1.5M From OATV And Others To Bring Uber-Like Payments To Restaurants (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp Launches BlackJet, The “Uber For Private Jets” (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. WillCall Sells You What You’re Doing Tonight, Launches Web App, Raises $850K From SV Angel, 500 Startups (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Social Fundraising Platform, Rally.org, Raises $7.9 Million to Rally the World (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  7. All-Star Cast Invests 750K In Ben Huh And Matt Galligan’s Mobile News Startup Circa (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Percolate Raises $1.5 Million From Dave Morin And First Round Capital To Turn Brands Into Tumblrs (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  9. Open-source Hardware Company littleBits Closes First Round of Financing, Enters MoMA Collection! (blog.makezine.com) [edit]
  10. techcrunch.com [edit]
  11. UberCab raises $1.25M to end your futile search for taxis (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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