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Investments

48

Portfolio Exits

18

About Auren Hoffman

Auren Hoffman is an angel investor who generally invests 25k in young, emerging companies with a focus on the companies with strong technical team<br />s. Hoffman aims to assist portfolio companies through efforts and expertise focused on helping companies raise money, with legal processes and with technology. Auren Hoffman is the CEO of Rapleaf. Rapleaf helps B2C companies give their consumers a better experience by providing automated search services for each consumer Auren is also a non-employee cofounder of BrightRoll and a co-founder of AdRocket.<br /><br />From 2003-2006, Auren served as Chairman of Stonebrick Group and Chairman of the Connector Group (Silicon Valley 100). Previously, he founded and sold three Internet companies before age 30: BridgePath (sold in 2002), Kyber Systems (sold in 1997), and GetRelevant (sold in 2002).<br /><br />He is the founder of the Dialog Retreat. He's an active angel investor or advisor in: Aardvark, AdCopy, Blip.TV, Chomp, CrowdFlower, Delicious Brands, Flowtown, GoodRec, Grouply, Huddler, Klout, Kontagent, LabPixies, Lefora, Logik Systems, Meebo, MesmoTV, Offbeat Guides, OtherInbox, Playlist, Play Megaphone, Playtaki, Proclivity Systems, RichRelevance, Sharethrough, Structural Wealth Management, Thread.com, VoxPop.tv, Zoom Systems, and more. Auren served as an official election observer in Ukraine (2004) and the Republic of Georgia (2003).<br /><br />Auren holds a B.S.E.in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the UC Berkeley. He writes a blog called Summation.

Auren Hoffman Headquarter Location

San Francisco, California,

United States

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Awning Emerges from Stealth with $9.3M

Sep 24, 2021

Awning, a technology platform and brokerage built exclusively for real estate investing, emerged from stealth with $9.3 million in funding led by Global Founders Capital. The round also includes participation from MassMutual Ventures and several strategic angel investors including Side co-founders Guy Gal and Ed Wu, SafeGraph founder Auren Hoffman, Scale founder Lucy Guo, Opendoor's Former VP of Analytics Peter Fishman, Lightspeed Ventures Partner Justin Overdorff, and other Silicon Valley executives. (c)2011-2020 by Massinvestor, Inc. For contact info, please check out our about page.

Auren Hoffman Investments

48 Investments

Auren Hoffman has made 48 investments. Their latest investment was in Awning as part of their Seed VC on September 9, 2021.

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Auren Hoffman Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/23/2021

Seed VC

Awning

$9.3M

Yes

8

6/22/2021

Series D

G2

$157M

Yes

13

5/25/2021

Series A

Atlan

$16.5M

Yes

23

3/2/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

12/10/2020

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

9/23/2021

6/22/2021

5/25/2021

3/2/2021

12/10/2020

Round

Seed VC

Series D

Series A

Seed VC

Series B

Company

Awning

G2

Atlan

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Amount

$9.3M

$157M

$16.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

8

13

23

10

10

Auren Hoffman Portfolio Exits

18 Portfolio Exits

Auren Hoffman has 18 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was MomentFeed on June 15, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

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Sources

6/15/2021

Acquired

16

1/14/2021

Acquired

5

12/17/2020

Acquired

4

11/6/2019

Acquired

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10

10/3/2019

Acquired

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10

Date

6/15/2021

1/14/2021

12/17/2020

11/6/2019

10/3/2019

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Sources

16

5

4

10

10

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