An experienced technologist, Bill Malloy III capitalizes on his industry insight to invest in innovative companies and help them grow. Currently, he focuses on investing in software companies driven by advanced engineering. His experience in venture capital comes from his time at Draper Fisher Jurvetson – Zone Ventures, where he worked with various companies to resolve operational issues, undertake financial structuring, and redefine strategy. He also identified potential investment opportunities between Silicon Valley and London, Berlin, and Stockholm. Bill Malloy honed his expertise in product management and business development at Listen.com and MusicMatch. Listen.com was later sold to Real Networks, while MusicMatch was purchased by Yahoo, a company worth $38 billion at the time.
Throughout his career, Mr. Malloy has co-founded several companies, including NEX3, which backs frontier technologies designed to benefit startups, and Sway Ventures, which invests in software companies and provides hands-on business development support. Sway Ventures also contributed to the creation of a strategic ecosystem between the United States and the EMEA region of the world.
Mr. Malloy has sat on the boards of several companies, including Fetch Robotics, Le Tote, Tally, Affinity, and LiveAction, while co-leading investments in Uber, Addepar, Lyft, Twilio, and other companies.
Alongside his investing pursuits, Bill Malloy remains deeply involved with several philanthropy causes. He provides support to organizations that focus on assisting patients with cancer on their journey from diagnosis to treatment. In addition, he serves as a trustee of the Malloy Foundation and is the co-founder of the PEERS Network, which brings together the community of philanthropists in San Diego. A former board member and treasurer of the Equinox Center, he serves as president of Malloy and Company, which focuses on driving positive change through innovation.
Mr. Malloy holds a bachelor’s in engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from the University of Southern California.