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Investments

26

Portfolio Exits

3

About Artists & Instigators

Artists & Instigators invests in creating game-changing consumer businesses including Seamless Web, Nutrisystem, Take Care Health Systems, Fisker Automotive, and ReverbNation. The firm was originally ETV Venture Funds, and rebranded to SeventySix Capital.

Artists & Instigators Headquarter Location

100 Four Falls Suite 101

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 19428,

United States

610-825-0250

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Investor Profile: Artists & Instigators

Jul 6, 2013

Apple Wayne Kimmel from Artists & Instigators is a member of FundingPost online! Venture Fund Member Profile Share This Profile: Artists & Instigators empowers game changing producers who are “re-imagining” our world. We partner with instigators who wake up every day ready to “Get It Done.” Artists & Instigators is a early stage venture capital fund that invests in consumer product and service businesses. The fund is led by Wayne Kimmel, Tony Bifano and Marc Eckō, founder and Chief Creative Officer of Marc Eckō Enterprises, the billion dollar global fashion and lifestyle company and founder of the Complex Media Network. Wayne Kimmel Managing Director Artists & Instigators Wayne D. Kimmel is a Founder and Managing Partner of Artists & Instigators, a venture capital company that he founded in 1999 that invests in primarily consumer-facing companies. Some of Wayne’s most successful investments include, SeamlessWeb (acquired by ARAMARK), Take Care Health Systems (acquired by Walgreens), and NutriSystem (NTRI), (top performing stock in the U.S. for 5 consecutive years). Currently, his investments include, Fisker Automotive, Ryzing, Omek Interactive, meetMoi, ReverbNation, Startup Health, Dwolla and Zaarly. He is on the Advisory Board of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and the National Advisory Council for Widener University School of Law. In addition, he sits on the Board of Powered by Professionals, a fundraising and event management firm specializing in the non-profit sector based in New York City. Wayne is the Treasurer and Board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. He is also on the Board of Trustees of Jewish Federations of North America and on the Board of Trustees of the Einstein Healthcare Network and the Chairman of its Development Committee. Representative Investments Ryzing is a new company with a vision to combine social and charitable gaming with real prizes. MeetMoi is the first location-based mobile dating service available across all major carriers in the United States. SeamlessWeb , an ARAMARK company, offers a Web-based system that links local restaurants, caterers and other merchants to area businesses and consumers while enabling online purchases. StartUp Health is a new model for helping innovation succeed in the health sector. Part community, part Academy, and 1,000% passion, we provide health and wellness innovators with a structured curriculum designed to help navigate the unique challenges of building a sustainable growth business. Wayne participated in the FundingPost event: PA Venture Capital Showcaseon Wed., May 7, 2008 in PA, Sponsored by Wolf Block To list your Company on our website and make your profile available to Wayne and 7,500+ other VCs and Angel Investors, Click Here. About FundingPost For over Fourteen Years FundingPost has worked with thousandsof Angel and Venture Capital Investors. We believe that it isimportant to reach investors in every medium possible -both online and offline. We have been directly responsible fortons of success stories and Millions and Millions of dollars raised.We look forward to introducing your company to the leading Venture and Angel Investors nationwide. Sign up now: Entrepreneurs / Investors Join the FundingPost email list and learn how, when and where you can meet these Investors: Other Venture Profiles:

Artists & Instigators Investments

26 Investments

Artists & Instigators has made 26 investments. Their latest investment was in AgLocal as part of their Series A on April 4, 2014.

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Artists & Instigators Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/23/2014

Series A

AgLocal

$1.3M

No

1

8/1/2012

Seed VC - II

AgLocal

$0.5M

Yes

6/22/2012

Series F

RockYou

$6.75M

Yes

1

6/11/2012

Series A - III

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$99M

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10

2/6/2012

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

4/23/2014

8/1/2012

6/22/2012

6/11/2012

2/6/2012

Round

Series A

Seed VC - II

Series F

Series A - III

Series B

Company

AgLocal

AgLocal

RockYou

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Amount

$1.3M

$0.5M

$6.75M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

10

10

Artists & Instigators Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Artists & Instigators has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Ryzing on June 13, 2012.

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Exit

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