Michael Ovitz

Michael Ovitz established himself as a major force in Hollywood while heading the powerhouse talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), founded in 1975 by a group of breakaway talent agents from the William Morris agency. Born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., 14 December 1946. Graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, 1968; briefly attended law school. Joined William Morris Agency, first as trainee, then as agent, 1969-75; co-founder of Creative Artists Agency, 1975, and served as cha...Show all

Michael Ovitz established himself as a major force in Hollywood while heading the powerhouse talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), founded in 1975 by a group of breakaway talent agents from the William Morris agency. Born in Chicago, Illinois,...Show all

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Date Company Round Amount Co-investors
2018-08-10WonderschoolSeries A$20MAndreessen Horowitz, Cross Culture Ventures, Edelweiss Syndicate, First Round Capital, Gary Investments, Geoff Donaker, Kevin Hartz, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Omidyar Network, Rethink Education, and Uncork Capital
2017-09-26Cloud9 EsportsSeries A$25MBeverly Hills Sports Council, Bill Lee, David Sacks, Founders Fund, Hunter Pence, Raul Fernandez, and WWE
2015-12-10FactualSeries B$35MAltpoint Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Heritage Group, Index Ventures, Miramar Venture Partners, Saif Mansour, Tamarisk Global, Teamworthy Ventures, Tom Unterman, and Upfront Ventures
2014-07-09SpringSeries A$7.5MAaron Levie, Andrew Rosen, Andy Dunn, Andy Katz-Mayfield, Austin Rosen, BoxGroup, Brainchild Holdings, Dave Gilboa, Desiree Gruber, Founder Collective, Gary Vaynerchuk, Google Ventures, Groupe Arnault, Ivanka Trump, Jared Grusd, Jared Hecht, Jeff Raider, Jesse Derris, Joanne Wilson, Joey Levin, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Lew Frankfort, M.T. Carney, Morris Goldfarb, Nat Turner, Neil Blumenthal, Novel TMT Ventures, Ori Allon, Plus Capital, Rachel Zoe, Scott Belsky, Shakil Khan, Shirley Cook, Slow Ventures, SoulFounders Ventures, Steve Martocci, Steven Alan, Strauss Zelnick, SV Angel, Thrive Capital, Uri Minkoff, Wiley Cerilli, and Zach Weinberg
2014-01-28MediumSeries A$25MBetaworks, Code Advisors, Creative Artists Agency, Gary Vaynerchuk, Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Lowercase Capital, Peter Chernin, Science Media, SV Angel, and Tim O'Reilly
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