About Kingscrowd

We are a team of financiers, VC’s, technologist, founders, and industry experts on a mission to democratize private market investing for all.

One of the most successful asset classes of the past 20 years has been startups and private companies not listed on major exchanges like Dow Jones and Nasdaq. With these opportunities becoming increasingly available online thanks to technology advancements and regulatory improvements, we are on a mission to provide you one trusted source to find all the deal flow available to you out there.

We provide trusted expert insights, analytics and ratings to help you navigate the fragmented market of startup investing and vet the best deals worth adding to your investment portfolio.


 

A One Stop Solution For Vetted Private Market Deal Flow

With KC you will never miss a hot deal again. Reduce your hours of searching and vetting deals down by 80 to 90% by utilizing our proprietary technology ratings/analytics tools produced by our industry insiders with years of startup/VC experience.

Like Google for startups – KC Customer

Their reports are so accurate and it gives a detailed insight of the companies fundraising on crowdfunding portals like Wefunder, SeedInvest etc. – KC Customer

Who we are

Chris Lustrino

Founder & CEO

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Former Associate Consultant at LEK Consulting, focused on private equity due diligence, and ran finance ops at Freebird, a travel…

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Former Associate Consultant at LEK Consulting, focused on private equity due diligence, and ran finance ops at Freebird, a travel tech startups. Founded Simple.Innovative.Change, a Fintech publication focused on alternative investments and lending, and was a finalist for the 2018 LendIt Fintech Journalist of the Year. Chris graduated from Boston College with a business degree in Operations, Info Systems and Marketing.

Sean O'Reilly

Chief Content Officer

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A content strategist for B2B and B2C organizations, with a passion for the financial markets, and enabling individuals to invest…

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A content strategist for B2B and B2C organizations, with a passion for the financial markets, and enabling individuals to invest confidently. Formerly an Editor and Podcast Host at The Motley Fool where he covered the Energy & Endustrials, Technology, and Consumer Goods Sectors. Sean graduated from Case Western with a degree in Management and a Concentration in Finance in May of 2008.

Olivia Strobl

Sr Investment Analyst

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Recent Wellesley College grad/student-athlete with a degree in Neuroscience, spent time at Glasswing Ventures, an AI-focused VC fund in Boston,…

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Recent Wellesley College grad/student-athlete with a degree in Neuroscience, spent time at Glasswing Ventures, an AI-focused VC fund in Boston, and helped develop machine learning algorithms for the opportunity qualification of startup companies

Francis Vu

Investment Analyst

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Francis is a young professional with a background in private equity and venture capital. While investing in startups, he's been…

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Francis is a young professional with a background in private equity and venture capital. While investing in startups, he's been learning Data Analytics in Python, SQL, and Machine Learning. During his time in private equity, he's built financial models, conducted due diligence, and source investment opportunities

Staff

Katy Dolan

Investment Staff

John Engle

Principal

Meridith Taylor

Principal

Jason Koon

Principal

Daniel Jones

Investment Staff

Advisors

John Fanning

Chairman of the Board of Advisors

Mike Even

Former CIO, Citi

Andrea Walne

Partner at (MVC.vc)

Barry Kurland

VC / Fintech C-Suite

Patrik Hellstrand

VC-backed CEO