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Larry Marcus

Managing Dir
Walden Venture Capital

@larrymarcus is a Managing Director at San Francisco based Walden Venture Capital, Sprout Stage™ Investors, founded in the mid 70's. The firm's focus is on Digital Media and Cloud Services. He was named to the Billboard Power 100 in music and the Twitter 140 to follow. Larry was a founding investor in Pandora (NYSE: P) when Walden led the rebirth round to focus the company on launching a consumer-facing service and was a Director through its IPO. He is a Director at SoundHound, (sound and voice search), Aarki (mobile performance advertising platform), BandPage (platform for bands online), Boombotix (Ultra-portable speakers), and Scientific Revenue (in-app purchase pricing optimization). Other early stage investments include Jukely (live music subscription service), Maestro, Lyricfind, Makelight, Wingz and Camio. Prior to Walden, he was an Equity Analyst at Deutche Bank Alex. Brown where he led the top performing IPOs of both 1998 and 1999 (Terayon / Marketwatch) and was the lead analyst for the initial IPO filing for Netflix, where he was also a private investor.
Larry enjoys collecting vintage dead hardware and is an actively recording and performing drummer. He has been a guest lecturer at Haas school of Business at Berkeley, Stanford and Harvard Business Schools. Reach him at

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