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Sam Landman

  • Managing Director
  • Philadelphia | New York

For the last 15 years, Sam has invested in and helped build a range of consumer internet businesses. At CV, he’s led investments in media businesses like Fullscreen, Cheddar, Vimeo and Taboola, in social businesses like Nextdoor and Houseparty, in financial service businesses like Acorns, Hippo and Kensho, and in commerce businesses like Zola, Dandelion and KeyMe. He also founded Comcast Accelerate, CV’s growth platform that supports portfolio companies with TV-based acquisition support. Before CV, Sam focused on seed-stage investments at Genacast Ventures and led BD efforts at The Electric Sheep Company, an Emmy award-winning creator of virtual worlds and social games, where he led partnerships with NBC, CBS, Warner Brothers and the NBA. Sam started his investment career at the Invemed Catalyst Fund. He graduated from Bucknell University and received his MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.

Investments:
Acorns Axial Cheddar (Acquired: Altice 2019) Cut Dandelion Energy Earny Fullscreen (Acquired: Otter Media/AT&T 2014) Hippo Houseparty (Acquired: Epic 2019) Integrate Jornaya Kensho (Acquired: S&P Global 2018) KeyMe Madison Reed Nextdoor Petcoach (Acquired: Petco 2017) Renofi StellaService Taboola Vimeo WhoSay (Acquired: Viacom 2018) YouNow Zola