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BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA


Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA
University of Washington, BA
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Steve Anderson

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 entrepreneuers build and grow their ideas into companies.

Since its inception, Baseline has invested in more than 75 companies and helped more than 25 companies exit profitably for founders and investors alike. Baseline is proud to be a seed investor associated with the following highly promising companies:

Instagram and Parakey (both acquired by Facebook) Heroku, ExactTarget, GoInstant and CoTweet (all acquired by Crashlytics and GeoAPI (both acquired by Twitter) IndexTank (acquired by LinkedIn) Rupture (acquired by EA) Sendori (acquired by 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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Company Date Round Size Participants
IndexTank 4/2011Seed$1.6M5
Path 11/2010Angel$2.5M28
Flowtown 8/2010Seed$750k9
OwnLocal 6/2010Seed$1M18
Yardbarker Network 4/2007Seed6



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