Steve Jang is an angel investor and technology entrepreneur based in San Francisco.
Steve invests in early-stage technology startups in the mobile software, e-commerce, connected devices, and robotics sectors. His portfolio includes innovative companies such as Uber, Hyperloop, Postmates, Coinbase, StyleSeat, Luxe, Lily Robotics, Zenefits, and Zymergen. Since 2009, he has served as a Strategic Advisor to Uber from the founding of the company through product launch and now global expansion. Steve also serves as an advisory board member at Expa and board director at WillCall, until its recent acquisition by TicketFly/Pandora.
Steve was a co-founder of SoundTracking, a popular mobile music service that was recognized by Apple as the Best iPhone Music App in the US in 2011 and was acquired by Rhapsody in 2014. Previously, he was the co-creator of imeem, the world's first on-demand and ad-supported social music service which reached over 100 million monthly unique users before its acquisition by MySpace.
|Aug 26, 2014||TechCrunch - Thiel Fellow Raises $1.5 Million For Social Commerce App Strut|
|Aug 15, 2014||Tech Cocktail - The Best Music Apps that Bring People Together|
|Oct 31, 2013||TechCrunch - SoundTracking Launches Updated App With New ‘Discover’ Section For Trending Music|
|Oct 15, 2013||TechCrunch - WillCall Adds Ticket Gifting To Grow Its “Live Music Logistics Company”|
|Jul 11, 2013||TechCrunch - SoundTracking Update Adds Song Request DMs, Hashtag Support And Auto Music Recognition From Gracenote|
|May 8, 2013||The Next Web - SoundTracking Adds Instagram Support, Now With 2M Monthly Mobile Users|
|May 8, 2013||Fast Company - SoundTracking, Instagram Make Sweet Music Together|
|Apr 24, 2013||TechCrunch - BlackJet, The Uber Of Private Jets, Releases Its iPhone App|