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23 Investments in 12 Companies

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Mr. Ahlstrom is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Director at Alta Ventures Mexico. Mr. Ahlstrom co-founded the firm in 2010. He was employed at vSpring Capital. Previously, Mr. Ahlstrom served as a Managing Director at the vSpring. Prior to founding vSpring Capital, he founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer at Knowlix Corporation. He also invested in Altiris. Mr. Ahlstrom has led several successful early stage investments including Rhomobile, Aeroprise, 7degrees and FamilyLink. He serves as a Director of BMC Mobility for IT Service Management, New Mexico Community Capital, KQ Corporation, Aeroprise, GlobalSim, Cogito, MyFamily.com and DriveSafety. Mr. Ahlstrom also serves as a Member of Advisory Board of UTFC, BYU's e-business center and Corda Technologies. He serves as a Member of the Utah Angels and has participated in several regional angel investments. He serves as a Director and Trustee at the Utah Information Technology Association and an Advisor at the Kevin Rollins Center for E-Business at Brigham Young University. Mr. Ahlstrom serves on the Technical Advisory Board at Westminster College's business school and Dougway Proving Ground's Test and Evaluation Initiative. He served as a Director of Public Engines, Senforce Technologies, Ancestry.com and S5 Wireless. He serves on the Executive Committee of the University of Utah’s Technology Commercialization Advisory Board. Mr. Ahlstrom is listed as a Founding Member of the BYU Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. He served as a Director of The American Academy. He served as a Trustee for the Utah Technology Council and other community boards and has also served multiple years as a Member of Motorola Corporation’s Visionary Research Board. Mr. Ahlstrom is a regular speaker and supporter of the Rocky Mountain, New Mexico and Utah's entrepreneurial communities. He holds an Honorary Degree from the Netanya Academic College in Israel for his work of promoting peace. Mr. Ahlstrom received a B.A. in Communications from the Brigham Young University.

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Co-Founder & Managing Director

Jan 1, 2008 - Current   (over 8 years)
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$1.35M / Seed
Sep, 2015$523.27k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$1.35M / Venture
Oct, 2014undisclosed amount / Convertible Note (Lead)
Jul, 2014$600k / Seed
May, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Apr, 2014undisclosed amount / Convertible Note (Lead)
Apr, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
Oct, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Oct, 2013$700k / Seed
Mar, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Mar, 2013$1.25M / Seed
Nov, 2012undisclosed amount / Convertible Note (Lead)
Oct, 2012undisclosed amount / Seed
Sep, 2012$775k / Seed
Mar, 2012$145k / Seed
Dec, 2011undisclosed amount / Seed
Nov, 2011undisclosed amount / Seed
Jun, 2011undisclosed amount / Seed
Mar, 2011undisclosed amount / Series A
Feb, 2005$11.7M / Series B (Lead)

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