Kevin Colleran

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As a Venture Partner at General Catalyst Partners, Kevin focuses on investing in early-stage technology with a primary focus on consumer, mobile and internet companies. He splits his time between our Cambridge and Palo Alto offices.

Kevin is an active angel investor and Advisory Board member. He is currently active on the boards of Path, Buddy Media, Datalogix, Humin, Circa, Basis Band, Facebook Causes, Backplane, and Telly.  He is also a member of SocialRadar’s Board of Directors.

Kevin writes a weekly column for The Wall Street Journal as part of their “Accelerators” platform focusing on offering advice and best practices to startup entrepreneurs. 

Previously Kevin was one of the first 10 employees at Facebook Inc. having joined in early 2005 as their first advertising sales person.  As Facebook's Global Partnership Lead, he creatively monetized the site through innovative partnerships and helped guide major corporations to develop and monetize their social media strategies.  

Kevin graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Business Management & Marketing from Babson College in Boston, Massachusetts.  

If you think Kevin’s background can help you develop an early stage idea, Submit Your Idea to him after reading our Elements of a Strong Business Plan.

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