Bo Peabody

Venture Partner • New York, NY

Bo Peabody

Based in New York, Bo complements his Greycroft work through his continued involvement as co-founder and Managing General Partner of Village Ventures, an early stage venture firm with over $175M under management as well as the parent company of LeverPoint, a financial services platform for venture, private equity, and real estate funds.

In 1992, Bo founded Tripod, Inc., one of the original social networks.  Tripod was sold to Lycos in 1998.  Following the acquisition Bo became Vice President of Network Strategy at Lycos.  In 1998, Bo co-founded Streetmail (now called Everyday Health, NYSE: EVDY); in 2000, he co-founded VoodooVox (sold to UpSnap); and in 2004, he co-founded HealthGuru Media (sold to Kitara Media).  Bo also co-owns Mezze, Inc., a hospitality group consisting of two award-winning restaurants.

While at Village Ventures, Bo co-invested with Greycroft in Pump Audio (sold to Getty), DigiSynd (sold to Disney), and Babble (sold to Disney).  Bo¹s prior investments also include Quirky, Purch and Simple Reach.  He has been featured in major business and consumer publications, and has received numerous honors.  Bo wrote a book for entrepreneurs called Lucky or Smart?, which was published by Random House in January 2005.

A graduate of Williams College, Bo resides in New York City and is a Trustee of The Academy at Charlemont.

  • Acquired Babble
  • BetterCloud
  • Elite Daily
  • Parent Media
  • Acquired Precision Demand
  • WochIt