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About Richard Sarnoff

Richard Sarnoff is a Senior Advisor at KKR. Richard was a former Co-Chairman of Bertelsmann Inc and Supervisory Board Member of Bertelsmann AG

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Menlo Park, California,

United States

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Serial Box Raises $4.5M in Seed Financing

Mar 9, 2019

Serial Box , a NYC-based provider of a premium digital reading and audio platform, raised 4.5m in seed financing. The round was led by Boat Rocker Media and Forerunner Ventures with participation from Todd Wagner, Japanese business intelligence and media firm Uzabase, and Richard Sarnoff, Michael Edelstein, Kevin Lin, and Mattias Lundgren. Led by Molly Barton, CEO/CoFounder, Serial Box provides a premium digital reading and audio platform which has released two dozen original titles written by over 100 best-selling authors, including: – Gwenda Bond, NYT Bestselling author of the first Stranger Things Novel, Suspicious Minds, writer on Dead Air and ReMade. – Malka Older, Campbell Award finalist for the first novel in her cyberpunk political thriller series The Centenal Cycle, Infomocracy. She is part of the writing team for Born to the Blade and lead writer on Ninth Step Station. – Yoon Ha Lee, NYT Bestselling author of Dragon Pearl and the Locus Award Winning Machinery of Empires Trilogy, and lead writer on forthcoming The Vela. – Rachel Caine, NYT Bestselling author of The Great Library series and part of the Dead Air writing team. – Max Gladstone, bestselling author of The Craft Sequence, co-lead writer on The Witch Who Came in from the Cold and lead writer on Bookburners. – Ellen Kushner, cult classic bestselling and World Fantasy Award winning author of the “Riverside” series and lead writer on Tremontaine. – Becky Chambers, critically acclaimed and Hugo Award nominated author of the Wayfarers series and part of The Vela writing team. Partners include The Associated Press, Hachette Book Group, Blackbox TV, Adaptive Studios, Rakuten Kobo and most recently Marvel Entertainment. FinSMEs 09/03/2019

Richard Sarnoff Investments

6 Investments

Richard Sarnoff has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Cluster as part of their Seed on March 3, 2019.

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/13/2019

Seed

Cluster

$1.9M

Yes

1

3/1/2019

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

2/21/2018

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

5/31/2016

Series A

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$99M

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10

4/28/2015

Series B

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$99M

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Date

3/13/2019

3/1/2019

2/21/2018

5/31/2016

4/28/2015

Round

Seed

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Series A

Series B

Company

Cluster

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$1.9M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Richard Sarnoff Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Richard Sarnoff has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Tynker on September 13, 2021.

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9/13/2021

Acquired

$99M

6

5/10/2018

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$99M

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10

8/23/2014

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10

Date

9/13/2021

5/10/2018

8/23/2014

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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$99M

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