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Primary Role
Managing Director & Partner @
Investments
19 Investments in 12 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://seanflynn.co
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Person Details

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Sean Flynn is a Managing Director and Partner at Shasta Ventures since January 2015. Sean joined Shasta a little over six years ago, in late 2008 and became a Partner in 2012. Sean's primary focus is on early-stage investments on mobile-enabled consumer Internet and enterprise software startups.

Sean currently serves on the board of directors for Bloc, TaskRabbit, Swipely, TigerText, Timehop and ZEFR, and also led the firm’s investments in Dollar Shave Club and Simple, which was acquired by BBVA.

Before joining Shasta, Sean worked at Yahoo, most recently as a Senior Director of Business Development and Business Operations. Sean's focus while at the company was on growing its communication and community products such as Yahoo Mail, Messenger, Groups and Flickr.

Prior to Yahoo, Sean was an Investment Banker at Morgan Stanley, where he advised technology, telecom and media companies in New York and Singapore.

Sean holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Brown University.

Jobs (5)

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Managing Director & Partner

Jan 28, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)
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Product Manager
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Senior Director - Business Development & Operations
Sep 1, 2008
Jan, 2012
Team Member
Jul, 2000
Jul, 2003
Investment Banking Analyst
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May, 2016
  • Board Observer
    Feb, 2015
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Nov, 2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jul, 2014
  • Board Observer
    Feb, 2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Dec, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Apr, 2012
DateInvested InRoundDetails
May, 2016$15M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2016$12M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2015$50M / Series C
Mar, 2015$6M / Series A
Nov, 2014$6M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2014$10M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2014$20M / Series C
May, 2014$36M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2014$30M / Series D
Jan, 2014$21M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2013$12M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2012$18.5M / Series C
Jul, 2012$13M / Series C
Apr, 2012$10M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2011$17.8M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2011$10M / Series B
Jul, 2011$7M / Series B
May, 2011$5M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2010$3M / Series A (Lead)

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