Bo Peabody is co-founder and Managing General Partner of Village Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm as well as the parent company of LeverPoint Management, a financial services platform for venture, private equity and real estate funds.
Bo Peabody is also a Venture Partner with Greycroft LLC, based in the New York office.
In 1992, Bo founded Tripod, Inc., one of the original social networks. Tripod was sold to Lycos in 1998. Lycos was sold to Spain’s Terra Networks in 2001. In 1998, Bo co-founded Streetmail (now called Everyday Health); in 2000, he co-founded VoodooVox; in 2004, he co-founded HealthGuru Media; and in 2006 he co-founded UplayMe. Peabody also co-owns Mezze, Inc, a hospitality group consisting of two award-winning restaurants.
Bo is an expert in consumer-oriented businesses and has invested in Pump Audio (sold to Getty), DigiSynd (sold to Disney), Babble (sold to Disney), Stylecaster, Quirky, and Tech Media Network. 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, Peabody resides in New York City and is a Trustee of The Academy at Charlemont.