Kevin Colleran

Slow Ventures

Kevin is currently a Venture Partner at General Catalyst VC firm in Boston, New York, and San Francisco doing Seed, Series A, and Series B investing.

Colleran is also Managing Director of Slow Ventures, an early stage Seed/Angel fund financed and run by ex-Facebook executives, where he makes makes early stage tech investments in consumer and enterprises startups. Investments include Pinterest, Tumblr, Plated, Barkbox, Birchbox, Postmates, Nextdoor, Nest, Slack, Product Hunt, Evernote, AngelList, Task Rabbit, Wealthfront, Mattermark, and 150+ other companies.

Kevin is active on many Advisory Boards (Path, Yik Yak, Datalogix, Humin, Circa, Wigo, PillPack, Backplane, Telly, Buddy media, etc) as well as a member of the Board of Directors for Chatous and Social Radar.

In additional to the companies listed above, Colleran is also an Angel Investor in Yik Yak, Wigo, Airtime, Splash Events, Betable, Artillery Games, NationBuilder, Basis Technologies, Brit+Co, Zuckerberg Media, etc).

Kevin also writes a weekly column for the Wall Street Journal (online & print) as part of their "Accelerators" section. http://blogs.wsj.com/accelerators/kevin-colleran/

Previously Kevin was one of the first 10 employees at Facebook Inc. having joined in early 2005 as their first advertising sales person. He stayed at Facebook for nearly 7 years on the revenue team leaving in 2012 after having become the longest tenured employee at the company other than Mark Zuckerberg.

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