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65 Investments in 56 Companies

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Kevin Colleran is Managing Director of Slow Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund run by a group of early Facebook executives. Slow manages nearly $100million financed by a group of public and private technology company founders & executives as well as a select group of notable venture capital firms. At Slow, Colleran focuses on early stage tech investments in consumer and enterprise startups including Pinterest, Plated, Barkbox, Birchbox, Postmates, Nextdoor, Casper, Pillpack, Classpass, Shyp, Breather, Slack, Product Hunt, Evernote, AngelList, Handy, Wealthfront and 180+ other companies.

Kevin is also an Advisor at General Catalyst venture capital firm.

Kevin also writes a column for the Wall Street Journal (online & print) as part of their "Accelerators" section. http://blogs.wsj.com/accelerators/kevin-colleran/

Previously Kevin was one of the first 10 employees at Facebook Inc. having joined in early 2005 as their first advertising sales person. He stayed at Facebook for nearly 7 years on the revenue team leaving in 2012 after having become the longest tenured employee at the company other than Mark Zuckerberg.

Jobs (3)


Accelerators Columnist

Aug, 2012 - Current   (about 4 years)

Managing Director

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
Apr 14, 2005
Jul 30, 2011
Global Partnership Lead

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2015$16M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2015$1.5M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Apr, 2015$160M / Series E
Apr, 2015$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$20M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$14M / Series BPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$18.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$20M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$2.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$2.1M / Seed
Dec, 2014$12M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$25M / Series CPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$62M / Series BPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$700k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$120M / Series D
Oct, 2014$5.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$8.75M / Series BPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$6.1M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$7M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$880k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$15M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$13.1M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2014undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$120k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$15M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$2.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$7.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$1.65M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$500k / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$30M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$800k / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (1)


News (74)

Aug 4, 2016blog.venturepulse.org - Birchbox Raises $15 Million
Feb 9, 2016Vator.tv - When Facebook was young: the early years
Feb 9, 2016Vator.tv - When they were young: the first few years of Facebook
Dec 14, 2015Inc.com - The Most-Talked About New Startups of 2015
Nov 2, 2015TechCrunch - Slow Ventures Gets A New Partner
Jun 1, 2015StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: June 1, 2015
May 22, 2015FinSMEs - FinSMEs
May 22, 2015Venture Beat - Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place

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