AngelRush Ventures

We are a team of entrepreneurs

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We invest in passionate leaders

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We build disruptive and innovative companies

ABOUT ANGELRUSH

AngelRush provides early stage funding to promising consumer businesses. We partner with passionate entrepreneurs and innovators to provide the capital and leadership experience necessary to accelerate their businesses to reach their fullest potential.

We’re not just investors. We’re a team of successful entrepreneurs with decades of combined experience building companies and brands in consumer-oriented markets across D2C commerce, healthcare, insurance, consumer packaged goods.

Every investment opportunity is unique and our collective set of experiences allows us to provide the strategic advice and domain expertise needed to support each individual partnership.

OUR APPROACH

Our proprietary Customer Engagement Platform is a key revenue driver for our partner businesses and the foundation for each of our investments. The platform is a unique enabler, allowing us to confidently assess potential value-add investment opportunities before investing and empowering our partners to achieve their full growth potential.

Comprised of a set of leading data and analytics tools and best practice methodologies developed though decades of combined experience, our end-to-end platform has been rigorously pressure tested with over $300M of investment over the past eight years. Our platform is capable of managing the entire customer lifecycle and we’ve used it to build and scale hundreds of consumer brands.

“We’re not just investors. We come armed with a proprietary Customer Engagement Platform that unlocks and accelerates growth.”

Our Team

Our executive team of entrepreneurs, consumer marketing experts, and business operators has a track record of building successful, highly profitable companies.

Dave Lukrich

Senior Partner

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Matthew Stern

Partner

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AngelRush founder David Lukrich

Dave Lukrich

As the founder of Angelrush, Dave has a proven track record of success incubating digital media and eCommerce brand entities that generate millions of dollars in revenue through the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of a proprietary customer acquisition platform.

Dave is an enterprise software veteran turned consumer-internet business entrepreneur. He is passionate about developing and nurturing early stage companies with a focus on customer engagement and retention to drive unprecedented growth.

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Matthew Stern

Matthew is an experienced entrepreneur, investor, and business operator with 11 years of expertise in customer acquisition and performance marketing. He joined AngelRush as a partner in 2009 and also serves as the Co-Founder and VP of Customer Acquisition for HealthRight, LLC. Matthew developed the innovative multi-channel Customer Engagement Platform for HealthRight that reaches, educates and engages healthcare customers with customized product experiences. His efforts have created $40M in revenue and counting since 2015.

Prior to AngelRush, Matthew led customer acquisition efforts for Syndero, Inc. As the company’s Media Director, Matthew helped grow sales from zero to $60M between 2006 and 2009, making Syndero, Inc. the Bay Area Times' fastest growing company in San Francisco.

As a co-founder of AngelRush, Matthew has led the launch of several business lines: TapRush, a mobile advertising agency; BlitzSF, a social media agency; Inventis Partners, a brand management company; HealthRight, LLC, a consumer health services provider; and Ensurem, LLC, an online insurance marketplace. Today, Matthew manages and optimizes customer acquisition campaigns for AngelRush companies and brand name consumer products, overseeing all mobile media buying, search, and affiliate marketing activities.

Matthew earned a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications at the University of California at Berkeley.