Kevin is an entrepreneur and investor in New York. He is the Founder and CEO of AlleyCorp, an incubator and venture capital fund that is responsible for founding some of the most transformative companies in New York, including MongoDB, Business Insider, GILT, Zola, Nomad Health, and CoEdition among others. Kevin is also Chairman of the Board at Meetup, where AlleyCorp is the majority investor. Earlier in his career, Kevin helped to grow DoubleClick first as President and then as CEO, ultimately leading the company to IPO in 1998 and acquisition by Google in 2007.
Unconstrained by industry, AlleyCorp founds new companies every year. AlleyCorp originates the ideas, hires the early teams, funds, launches, and grows each company, and maintains an integral leadership role from beginning through exit. AlleyCorp companies have collectively raised more than $2B in venture capital and employ thousands of people in New York City and beyond. On the investment side, AlleyCorp is one of the most active early stage funds in New York.
AlleyCorp investments include Uàla, Meetup, Security Scorecard, Spring Health, Anvyl, Blueground, Atlas Obscura, Arfa, Nara Organics, Tempest, Great Jones, Mosaic Foods, Peach Street, RippleMatch, OMNY, Savi, Kama, Smallhold, Altana Trade, Ten to One, Verb Energy, Interos, Transparent, Spaceflight Industries, Positive Development, and Classtag.
Kevin serves on the Board of Mercy Corps, is Vice Chairman of The Partnership for New York City, is a member of the CFR Committee on Foreign Affairs, is on the Board of TECH:NYC and is Director Emeritus for Humans Right Watch. Kevin previously served on the boards of the Yale Corporation and INSEAD.
CoEdition, CoEdition, Gilt Groupe, MongoDB, Nomad Health, and Zola
BarkBox, Chain, Kashless, Kroll Bond Ratings, Loudeye, MessageOne, Prove, Rave Mobile Safety, SideTour, Tippr, and Tykoon