Overview

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Primary Role
Member of the Board of Directors @
Investments
10 Investments in 8 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
New York
Social:

Person Details

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Aliases:
Mike Walrath

Investor, Advisor and Founder of start up and expansion stage companies. Formerly Founder and CEO of Right Media Inc.

Walrath founded Right Media, Inc., (formerly Right Media, LLC) in 2003. He served as CEO until the company's July 2007 sale to Yahoo. He was a Senior Vice President at Yahoo until November 2009. He co-founded early stage investment firm and incubator WGI Group with Jonah and Noah Goodhart in 2007.

Before Right Media he had a successful career at DoubleClick (and later MaxWorldwide) where he served as Director of direct marketing and Senior Vice President of strategy and development. In 2001, he was responsible for the creation of DoubleClick Direct, its direct marketing offering.

He is an chairman and co-founder of Moat Inc and Fantuition. He is and investor and chairman of Yext Inc. He is an investor and sits on the board of Inadco Inc. He served as a Director of Interactive Advertising Bureau Inc. He was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2007. He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Richmond.

Jobs (9)

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Current

Partner

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Founder

2009 - Current   (over 7 years)

Founding Partner

2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
Unknown
Unknown
Co-Founder
Aug, 2010
Aug, 2012
Co-Founder
Mar, 2003
Dec, 2009
Founder & CEO
2007
2009
SVP
Dec, 1999
Jun, 2002
Director of Direct Marketing

Board & Advisor Roles (8)

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  • Senior Advisor
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Feb, 2014
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Nov, 2009
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Oct, 2009
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
    2009

Investments (10)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016$1.6M / Seed
Oct, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$1.9M / Seed
Oct, 2013$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$560k / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment
Jul, 2011$10M / Series D (Lead)Personal Investment
Jan, 2010$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2009$25M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009$1M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2008$600k / Series APersonal Investment

Education (1)

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