VC  SignalFire

     Office Locations:

333 Bryant Street, Suite 190
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: 415-596-4210



  • Seed



  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    SignalFire is a complete redesign of the modern venture firm based on six years of careful study and development by a team of 'world class' investors and engineers trained at General Catalyst, KPCB, Andreessen Horowitz, Yahoo and Google. The end result is a radically different model that brings 'unparalleled firepower' at the seed stage to solve the biggest entrepreneur pain points. The firm's distributed network approach provides expert advice from some of the world's best entrepreneurs, product & engineering leaders in virtually every key discipline and industry (see: SignalFire has developed a first of its kind centralized infrastructure to help with recruiting exceptional talent, business development, customer acquisition as well as educational & community events. SignalFire almost always lead its investment rounds as the first institutional investors in exceptional companies. SignalFire targets a broad swath of sectors spanning consumer (mobile, media, marketplaces, gaming, e-commerce, social networking, etc.) and enterprise (SaaS, Big data, machine learning, verticalized software, security, etc.)



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Chris Farmer CEO
    Ilya Kirnos Co-Founder
    Jerry Ye Founding Partner
    Michael Mangini Managing Director
    Nick Zaharias Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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      Series A


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