SoftTech VC is an early stage venture capital firm that most recently formed a $12M seed stage fund, SoftTech VC II. Jeff Clavier, one of the most active Web 2.0 angel investors, announced the fund and its four initial investments, at the TechCrunch40 conference in September 2007. SoftTech VC II is backed by a mix of institutional and private investors.
Jeff Clavier’s Bio
Based in Palo Alto, California, Jean-Francois “Jeff” Clavier is the Founder and Managing Partner of SoftTech VC, one of the most active seed stage investors in Web 2.0 startups. Since 2004, Jeff has invested in more than 20 consumer Internet companies developing new concepts (such as social media) or revisiting “old” ideas with a new set of economics and technologies. In 2007, Jeff was recognized as one of the 13 “Web 2.0 King Makers” by Business 2.0, and is often noted for his investments in categories such as “passion-centric communities,” or for having already sold … Read more »