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Degrees

Carnegie Mellon University, BS
Information Systems

Current Companies

Investor
Co-Founder

Former Companies

Co-Founder, Board of Directors
Lead Software Engineer
Founder

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Steve Martocci

Steve Martocci is a co-founder of Splice, a technology platform for music creators which streamlines the fragmented process of creating and sharing music, freeing musicians to spend their time and energy on the creative process. Previously he was a co-founder of GroupMe, a group messaging service that in August 2011 was acquired by Skype, which was subsequently acquired by Microsoft in October 2011. Prior to GroupMe, Steve was a lead software engineer at Gilt Groupe and founded Sympact Technologies and Bandwith.us.

Steve helps lead SummerQAmp, a nationwide initiative to create tech jobs for American youth and train a new workforce in high-tech skills. Steve is actively involved in the New York tech startup scene, serving as a Techstars mentor, onSwipe advisor and an investor in companies including Codecademy, SmartThings, TransferWise and Timehop. Steve graduated from Carnegie Melon University in 2004 with a B.S. in Information Systems and currently lives in New York City.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Guest of a Guest 8/2013Debt$560k5
Wildcard 7/2013Series A$3M6
SmartThings 12/2012Seed$3M23
Bondsy 7/2012Seed6
Frontback 6/2012Seed$910k9
Timehop 1/2012Seed$1.1M10
Dispatch 11/2011Seed$965k12
Timehop 1/2011Venture Round9

Videos

Sources

  1. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  2. This is all star designer Khoi Vinh's next move, and it's awesome (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  3. SmartThings Closes $3M Seed Round, Led By First Round Capital, Launches Competition To Grow Community Of Smart Object Developers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Thoughts on Leaving TechStars and a New Round of Financing (blog.bondsy.com) [edit]
  5. Would-Be ‘Instagram for Publishing’ CheckThis Raises $910K From Lerer Ventures and Others (betabeat.com) [edit]
  6. techcrunch.com [edit]
  7. Dispatch Raises $965K To Manage All Of Your Cloud Files From One Place (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. TechStars [edit]
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