Jean-Francois Clavier Founder and Managing Partner, SoftTech VC
Jean-Francois “Jeff” Clavier is Founder and Managing Partner of SoftTech VC, one of the most active seed stage investors in Web 2.0 startups. Since 2004, he has invested in 110+ consumer internet startups in areas like social media, search/monetization, e-commerce, mobility, and B2B/B2C web services in Silicon Valley, New York, SoCal and Boulder. Often referred to as a pioneer of the micro-VC moment, he was recognized as one of the 13 “Web 2.0 King Makers” by (late) Business 2.0 in 2007. BusinessWeek named him one of “The 25 Most Influential People on the Web” in 2008, and one of the “Top 25 Angels in Tech” in 2010. He has sold a number of his Web 2.0 startups to Yahoo, AOL, Intuit, Twitter, Groupon and Facebook. In Sept. 2007, Jeff announced the formation of SoftTech VC II, L.P., a $15M seed fund backed by a mix of institutional and private investors to invest in 60+ consumer Internet companies over 3 years. Twitter @Jeff.
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