Michael James Maples, Jr.

Managing Member at Floodgate Management Co., LLC

Michael James Maples, Jr.

Michael James Maples, Jr.

Managing Member at Floodgate Management Co., LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

IBM Software Group
Motive, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2526

Number of Boards

34

Number of Awards

5

Relationships
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Founding Member at All Raise

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Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Co-Founder at Egnyte, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Egnyte, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Co-Founder at KeepSafe Software, Inc.

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Founder at Myra Labs, Inc.

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Founder at LiquidSpace, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at KeepSafe Software, Inc.

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Michael James Maples, Jr.
Managing Member at Floodgate Management Co., LLC
Education
MBA
Class of 1994

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BS Engineering
Class of 1990

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Career History
Managing Member
2006 - Current

Part of FLOODGATE Fund LP, Floodgate Management Co. LLC is an American company located in Palo Alto, CA. The firm provides investment advice.

Partner
2006 - Current

Floodgate Fund invests in technology companies located in the US, primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area and Texas. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of hardware, small business, enterprise & software. They provides financing for seed & early stage capital requirements.

Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Socialware, Inc. provides industry-leading software and services. It offers software and services to enable every professional within regulated industries including banking, financial services and insurance to use social media to build relationships and grow business on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. The firm also offers marketing, financial professional, information technology, compliance and content recommendation products. The company was founded by Cameron Blair Cooper and Christopher Lee Richter in 2008 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Director
2012 - Prior

PLAiR Media Inc. develops applications that allow beaming content from screen to screen. Its flagship product allows consumers to beam their favorite shows from the web to their TV wirelessly. The company was founded in March 2011 by Syed Saadullah Hussain and Todd Steven Wheeler and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Director
Prior - 2012

CcLoop, Inc. provides e-mailing services. It offers sharing messages, links, images, videos and office documents through ccLoop's e-mail services. The company was established in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Transactions
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j2 Global, Inc., Ziff Davis B2B Focus, Inc. purchase Spiceworks, Inc. from FLOODGATE Fund LP, Institutional Venture Partners, Adams Street Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital Inc, Shasta Ventures Management LLC, AVP Management Services, Inc.

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Square, Inc. purchases Weebly, Inc. from FLOODGATE Fund LP, Sequoia Capital, Felicis Ventures Management Co. LLC, Y Combinator LLC

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Floodgate Fund III LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Insurance Zebra, Inc. engages in the development of an online tool to compare car insurance. It offers web-based application that allows users to compare real-time insurance quotes from various carriers. The company was founded by Joshua Dziabiak, Adam Lyons, Jordan Messina, and Cal Leeming in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

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Zeplin, Inc. develops collaboration application for designers and developers. The company was founded by Berk Cebi, Pelin Kenez, Merih Akar and Ismail Ceylan and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Mixmax, Inc. engages in providing computer software services. The firm makes email as powerful as web pages by enabling actions like completing purchases, confirming expense reports, scheduling events and answering surveys. The company was founded by Olof Mathé, Chanpory Rith and Brad Vogel in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #14
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #14
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #25
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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