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A Seattle native, Steve Anderson is a seed investor. Steve founded Baseline Ventures, a privately held early stage seed investor in 2006.Bringing his diverse experience from eBay, Microsoft, Kleiner Perkins, Starbucks and Digital Equipment Corporation, Steve founded Baseline to in order to help entrepreneurs build and grow their ideas into companies. Steve was also named to the Forbes Midas list three years running (peaking at #5) for earning top returns for entrepreneurs and investors.

Since its inception, Baseline has invested in more than 90 companies and helped more than 30 companies exit profitably for founders and investors alike. Baseline is proud to be a seed investor associated with the following highly promising companies: Instagram (founding investor) and Parakey (both acquired by Facebook)Heroku, ExactTarget, GoInstant and CoTweet (all acquired by Salesforce.com) Crashlytics and GeoAPI (both acquired by Twitter) IndexTank (acquired by LinkedIn) Librato (acquired by SolarWinds) Rupture (acquired by EA) Sendori (acquired by Ask.com) Versely (acquired by Cisco) Aardvark and DocVerse (both acquired by Google) Yardbarker (acquired by Fox Sports) BookFresh (acquired by Sugar Media) Cake Financial (acquired by E*Trade) ScanScout (acquired by Tremor Media) StaxNetworks (acquired by Cloudbees) Hunch (acquired by eBay) Instructables (acquired by AutoDesk) Flowtown (acquired by DemandForce) OMGPop (acquired by Zynga) Xobni (acquired by Yahoo!) Metaresolver (acquired by Millenial Media)

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Apr, 2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2015$6M / Series B
Sep, 2015$1B / Series E
Sep, 2015$8M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2015$6.8M / Series A
Feb, 2015$5M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2014$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2014$2.2M / Series A
Oct, 2014$3.1M / Seed
Sep, 2014$2.3M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Jun, 2014$30M / Series C
Jun, 2014$13.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$80M / Series C
Dec, 2013$5M / Series A
Sep, 2013$1.63M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2013$3.8M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2013$3.7M / Seed (Lead)
Feb, 2013$4.75M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2013$8M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2013$2M / Seed
Oct, 2012$4M / Seed
Sep, 2012$77.2M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2012$77M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2012$50M / Series B
Dec, 2011$2.4M / Seed (Lead)
Nov, 2011$1M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2011$4M / Series A
Aug, 2011$5.3M / Series A
Aug, 2011$777k / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$1.6M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Feb, 2011$7M / Series A
Nov, 2010$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2010$10M / Series B
Mar, 2010$500k / Seed
Jul, 2009$1.1M / Series A
May, 2009$800k / Series A
Mar, 2009$5M / Series B
Jul, 2008$1.3M / Seed
Jun, 2008$1.5M / Series A
May, 2007$650k / Angel

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