Eric Paley is a Managing Partner at Founder Collective, an early stage fund started by a team of entrepreneurs that launched companies and led them through successful exits. These founders are focused on helping the next generation of great entrepreneurs build important and lasting businesses. Eric sits on the boards of The Trade Desk, AdSafe Media, and Giiv. Previously, Eric was the CEO and a co-founder of Brontes Technologies, which was acquired in 2006 by 3M. Investors in Brontes included David Frankel (Founder Collective), Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures and Flybridge Capital Partners. Eric is an angel investor in a number of companies including Magazine Radar, OPOWER, TrialPay and Link Medicine and also served as a senior advisor to Flybridge Capital Partners. Eric was previously co-founder and CEO of Abstract Edge, a web application and marketing company in New York. Eric graduated Magna Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College and with High Distinction, as a Baker Scholar, from the Harvard Business School.


Eric Paley is a Managing Partner at Founder Collective. Previously, he was the CEO and a co-founder of Brontes, which was acquired in 2006 by 3M for $95MM.