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Seed VC | Alive

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Last Raised

$3M | 3 yrs ago

About Bonsai

Bonsai is a platform focused on enhancing interaction between recording artists and their fans within the music technology sector. The company enables artists to engage with their audience by answering questions and providing personalized audio responses, which can be monetized as digital collectibles. Bonsai primarily serves the music industry, offering tools for fan engagement and revenue generation for artists. It was founded in 2019 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Headquarters Location

4305 Brinleys Cove Ct

Raleigh, North Carolina, 27614,

United States



Latest Bonsai News

Bonsai Raises $5.3M in Seed Funding

May 22, 2021

Bonsai , a NYC and Raleigh, NC-based provider of a 1:1 professional advice and networking platform, raised a new funding round. The round, which brought total funding raised to date to $5.3m, was led by Activate Venture Partners. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth of its platform. Founded by Patrick Sullivan, who previously started and sold RightsFlow (a past Activate portfolio company) to Google and Source3 to Facebook, and Jake Rosenfeld, a former VC at  data-driven Correlation Ventures, Bonsai provides a 1:1 professional advice and networking platform, which enables “learners” to launch, pivot, and grow their businesses and careers to meet, over live 1:1 video chats,  with “coaches” via a “pay what you wish” model. Bonsai coaches are professionals, executives, and entrepreneurs, mostly coming from the tech, media, and music industries, such as The Orchard (Sony) founder, Richard Gottehrer, former Facebook executive, Ellen Silver, and Google Drive founder, Jonathan Rochelle. The company has team members distributed across the U.S. FinSMEs

Bonsai Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Bonsai founded?

    Bonsai was founded in 2019.

  • Where is Bonsai's headquarters?

    Bonsai's headquarters is located at 4305 Brinleys Cove Ct, Raleigh.

  • What is Bonsai's latest funding round?

    Bonsai's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did Bonsai raise?

    Bonsai raised a total of $4.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Bonsai?

    Investors of Bonsai include Activate Venture Partners and TriplePoint Capital.



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