Eliot Durbin

General Partner

Eliot is a General Partner at boldstart ventures and has been investing in enterprise startups for over 9 years, he is most passionate about supporting teams going to market.

His investments include; Indiegogo, Retention Science, SpinBack (acq. Buddy Media), Look.io (acq. LivePerson), YieldMo, Numberfire (acq. Fanduel), Anchor Intelligence (sold to Comscore), Stack Commerce, and Klout (acq. Lithium), BareSnacks, EksoBionics (otcqb: EKSO), and was also an early investor @ TechStars (NYC) & Amplify.LA where he actively mentors.

Computers Are Useless. They Can Only Give You Answers - Pablo Picasso

Prior to boldstart, Eliot cofounded Penny Black in 2008; a private investment firm in NYC investing across broad range of sectors.  He also previously founded Templates.com, an online software retailer, sold in late 2002 and worked at the Permal Group, a multi-billion dollar global fund of hedge funds (acquired by Legg Mason in 2006).

Eliot is a graduate of Georgetown University with post-graduate study at Columbia University. He enjoys house music, surfing, and lives downtown in New York City.