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.
|Apr, 2015||Jukely||$8M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2013||Guest of a Guest||$560k / Debt Financing||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2013||Wildcard||$3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2012||SmartThings||$3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||Bondsy||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2012||Frontback||$910k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Timehop||$1.1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2011||Dispatch||$965k / Seed||Personal Investment|
BS, Information Systems
|Apr 1, 2016||The Verge - Splice is building a collaborative tool for music production|
|Jan 20, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - 'Uber for helicopters' startup Blade wants to be your private chauffeur during Sundance Film Festival|
|Jan 20, 2016||Business Insider Australia - 'Uber for helicopters' startup Blade wants to be your private chauffeur during Sundance Film Festival|
|Nov 25, 2015||PRNewswire All - BLADE Launches BLADEone, The First Scheduled Private Jet Service Between Manhattan And Miami|
|Oct 8, 2015||Business Insider Australia - SILICON ALLEY 100: A-Z|
|Oct 8, 2015||Business Insider Australia - SILICON ALLEY 100: 1-100|
|Jul 23, 2015||TechCrunch - Selfie App Frontback To Shut Down On August 15th After Two Years|
|Jun 24, 2015||Tech Cocktail - 4 Startups Doing Social Good|