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Bambeco

Changing the world, one room at a time. Find verified-sustainable home goods on Bambeco.com and through a growing network of partners like Whole Foods.

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Moda Operandi

Moda Operandi is the only online retailer to invite clients to pre-order next-season’s looks straight from the runway. And for those who can’t wait, there is the expertly curated in-season boutique.

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Pokitdok

PokitDok is bringing the necessary technology, data and relationships together to introduce the best consumer experience to healthcare.

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Zeel

Zeel delivers Massage On Demand® by providing top-quality massages from licensed, vetted massage therapists in homes, hotels, workplaces, and at events with as little as an hour’s notice.

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Vente

Founded in 1999, Vente is a leader in permission-based marketing. We bring together in-depth consumer information, creative excellence and technical expertise to help you get the most from your marketing budget.

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AG Interactive

We invested in an email marketing company called eAgents in 1999. eAgents was led by Charlie Fink (ex-Disney) and Will Weil (ex-Nickelodeon). In 2000, American Greetings acquired eAgents. At the time they were building out their American Greetings Interactive unit, introducing electronic greeting cards to the broad swath of online consumers. We took stock in American Greetings Interactive, and continued to serve on the AGI Board of Directors for 5-years post acquisition. During this time, we worked closely with AGI CEO Josef Mandelbaum to introduce a subscription-based freemium model for the greeting card industry, which resulted in 4M subscribers and, coupled with ad sales, $100M in annual revenue. We also worked with management to consolidate the industry, with AGI acquiring Blue Mountain Arts, eGreetings and Beat Greets. Part of our investing premise was that certain emails (originally via eAgents) and e-greeting cards would help bring emotional expression online – whereas previously the internet was focused more on transactional interpersonal relationships.

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AuctionRover

March 2000
Acquired by GoTo.com for $175 million

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Thanasis Delistathis

A native Grecian, Thanasis has an innate ability to spot trends early and accurately predict how they will be adopted globally. He has invested in entrepreneurs whose technology brought text messaging mainstream in the United States, movies to the Web, radio to your phone and the ability to buy couture straight from the runway. Thanasis brings two decades of experience to his entrepreneurial teams and access to to a premier set of syndicate investors as companies quickly scale. Before he became a venture capitalist, he spent three years providing corporate restructuring and financial strategies for 20 public subsidiaries and early-stage technology opportunities that are now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. He started his career at McKinsey & Co.