Kip McClanahan

General Partner

Kip McClanahan

Kip McClanahan has worked in IT security, networking, media communications, and software industries for the past 30+ years. He served as both CEO and board member to both public and private companies. He has founded or held leadership roles in companies including BroadJump (acquired by Motive), TippingPoint (IPO, acquired by 3Com) and NetSpeed (acquired by Cisco). As an operator, he has raised over $300M in capital and his companies have returned over $1B in realized gains. Kip graduated from the University of Texas with a BS in Electrical Engineering.

INVESTMENTS

Company
Round
Status
Founders
Description
Location

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Todd McLain (CEO)
  • Jason Luce (CEO)

Agency MVP is a lead enhancement & prospecting platform for property & casualty insurance agencies.

Dallas, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Ted Ross (CEO)
  • David Endler (CPO)
  • Alen Puzic (CTO)

SpyCloud addresses the ever-increasing threat of corporate data breaches.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Henrik Johansson (CEO)
  • Zack Leonard (President & COO)

Gembah provides a technology-enabled marketplace for Product Innovation that connects customers to expert resources across the product lifecycle: form concept through manufacturing.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Consumer
  • Matt Randall (CEO)
  • Maria Miller (COO)

Short-term injury insurance starting at $25 a month.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Michael Patton (CEO)

Fetch is an off-site package delivery service for apartment buildings and other high-concentration resident locations, such as universities.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Active
  • Consumer
  • Brett Appolito (CEO)
  • Aaron Jistell
  • Travis Carona (CTO)

ListingSpark is a consumer SaaS platform for selling homes without the need for a real estate agent and at greatly reduced fees.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • John Berkowitz (CEO)
  • David Rubin (CSO)

Ojo develops an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system tailored for agents and consumers in the residential real estate market.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Bill Boebel (CEO)
  • Rob Eanes (CTO)

Pingboard’s goal is to become the ubiquitous dynamic workforce planning application for the enterprise.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Acquired/IPO
  • Consumer
  • Ben Doherty
  • Zac Maurais

Favor is a mobile-based food delivery application.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • David Schofman (CEO)
  • Brian Anderson (CFO)

PureWRX creates and executes, on an outsourced basis, equipment trade-in programs for networking vendors.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Acquired/IPO
  • Enterprise
  • Ben Metcalfe
  • Cullen Wilson
  • Jason Cohen
  • Heather Brunner (CEO)

WP Engine is the world’s leading Digital Experience Platform for WordPress.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Acquired/IPO
  • Consumer
  • Chuck Gordon
  • Mario Feghali

World’s largest marketplace for moving and storage.

Austin, TX