Todd GoldbergSan Francisco, California, United States
I’m an entrepreneur and early-stage investor with a passion for creating delightful products and experiences. I love creating something from nothing. I previously founded Eventjoy (YC W14), a ticketing company that was acquired by Ticketmaster. I’ve also designed, launched, and grown a dozen other products like Mailjoy, a DIY tool for direct mail. I’m an active angel investor. I’ve backed over 70 startups including Clearbit, Tandem, Mercury, Superhuman, Clubhouse, Future Fit, Pitch, ClassDojo, Daily, Coda, WorkOS, and Charthop.
Angel investor and startup helper
Multiple Companies
Nov 2014 - Current
Investor in over 90 startups including Clubhouse, Superhuman, Clearbit, Pitch, NexHealth, Mercury, Coda, Circle, Supabase, ClassDojo, Placer, Daily, Eight Sleep, WorkOS, Levels, Fourthwall, Tandem, Secureframe, OpenPhone, Haus, Alt, Mem, Lob, Hex, Descript, Scratchpad, Dapper Labs, ChartHop, Loyal, Rewatch, Doppler, AdQuick, Hightouch, and Maven. I help startups with product, distribution, and fundraising. I now invest out of an angel fund. More info:
Jan 2017 - Current
Mailjoy makes direct mail delightfully simple. It's a DIY tool to design, mail, and track personalized postcard and letter campaigns in minutes. We make physical mail as easy and data-driven as email marketing. Mailjoy has powered 1,000+ campaigns for everything from high-growth startups to non-profit organizations. Mailjoy is bootstrapped and remains one of the top DIY direct mail apps.
Something People Want
Nov 2015 - Current
Product studio. We're YC alums building unique digital products. Our portfolio includes: Mailjoy // DIY direct mail marketing Framepop // Print and frame any photo from your iPhone. Featured by Apple across multiple categories including "Best New Apps" and "Photo and Video." Cardpop // Snapchat for postcards Featured by Apple in "New Apps We Love" SPW Labs // Creates blockchain and cryptoassets products - (Apps and resources for the growing cryptogoods ecosystem). - BlockSignal (Real-time notifications for Ethereum activity)
Product, design, & go-to-market
Rare Bits
Mar 2018 - Mar 2019
Contracted role. Rare Bits builds products for blockchain-backed digital goods. Their first product was a marketplace for 800K+ cryptoassets. I helped with product, design, and go-to-market for their second product, Fan Bits -- a DIY tool for creators to launch and sell cryptocollectibles to their fans. I also advised on product strategy and insights into the growing digital goods (NFT) ecosystem. Rare Bits is a Series A funded startup in San Francisco.
Marketing and demand generation
Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
Contracted role to grow the SketchDeck brand by working on all things marketing.
VP, Eventjoy
Sep 2014 - Nov 2015
Eventjoy is the easiest way to organize an event. Event organizers use it to create an event site in less than a minute to sell tickets online for free. We power everything from festivals and fundraisers to parties and workshops. - Grew Eventjoy to process millions of $'s in ticket sales through 1000s of events around the world. - Designed, launched, and managed all of Eventjoy's products -- three mobile apps, web based event management tool, standalone web apps, and event websites. - Built a global brand by overseeing customer success, marketing, and PR. - Raised funding from Y Combinator and other angel investors. - Led the acquisition to Ticketmaster. Featured in TechCrunch, GigaOM, The Next Web, and Forbes.
Co-Founder and CEO
Aug 2013 - Sep 2014
Do-it-yourself ticketing platform that lets event organizers sell tickets online for free. We were acquired by Ticketmaster in Septemember 2014.
GBS Emerging Leaders Program
Jul 2012 - Jul 2013
Rotation 1 (Process Improvement & Transformation Manager for the Short-Cycle Delivery Team) Focused on process improvements and productivity savings for a team that produced overnight, weekly, and monthly deliverables to major broadcasting and digital clients. Rotation 2 (International Watch Integration Lead) Managed and led international teams in the deployment of Incident and Problem Management processes to 21 different countries. I oversaw all strategy, training, ongoing support modeling, and defining of repeatable processes for future deployments.
Emerging Leaders Intern (Operations Track)
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
Developed data collection and visualization tools to improve quality and increase efficiency for overnight deliverables to major broadcasting clients.
Emerging Leaders Intern (Engineering Track)
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
Used lean six sigma principles to improve unit and functional testing within the software engineering team.
Teaching Assistant for Visual Basic
University of Florida
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009
Helped teach Visual Basic to 60 students.
Y Combinator
Winter 2014 batch
University of Florida
BS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Summa Cum Laude
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