15 Investments in 11 Companies
Los Angeles

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Shawn V. Gruver is a true American Angel Investor. Shawn has been seeking out promising companies for over 13 years to invest during their early and growth stages that show innovative and scalable business models. Shawn supports talented entrepreneurs building visionary businesses by investing social capital and tapping into his global network of relationships to provide investor introductions, talent hiring, business development, client introductions and marketing support. His goal is to help the companies that he works with whenever and wherever it makes sense.

Shawn graduated from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Current Representative Personal Investments: Pathway Genomics, FLYR, UpCounsel, CareLinx, Crossfader, RockYou, The Ladders, Altitude Co., and Cuipo.

Representative Exists: Kanvas (acquired by AOL); Kayak (IPO & acquired by Priceline); Chegg (IPO), Loopt (acquired by GreenDot); PayDivvy (acquired by Higher One)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$4.84M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2013undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1.21M / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$200k / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2010$1.04M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2010$600k / AngelPersonal Investment

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