Andy Rankin is the founder of Exit13 Ventures and the Director of Strategic Alliances for Citrix Intelligent Workspace. He joined Citrix via the Sapho acquisition where he partnered with the founders to provide the initial funding and was the Vice President of Partnerships. He’s an angel investor in 25+ technology companies like Wish, Opendoor, Vurb (Acq. Snapchat), Index (Stripe), Voicea (Cisco), Conductant (Docker), TheAthletic, Gigster, and Addepar. He became interested in startups at Dartmouth and leads the Class of 2005 Grant for Entrepreneurship with the Magnuson Center. Early in his career he founded Exit13 Strategics and helped create and led the Early Warning System at Redpoint Ventures. Exit13 Strategics was an eCommerce consultancy advising retailers and clients included Fortune 500 retailers such as Dillards.
Andy was an Analyst at Redpoint Ventures . He sourced and reviewed deals in the consumer Internet, eCommerce, enterprise software, online marketing, digital media, mobile, and gaming sectors and hadinvolvement in Redpoint investments in Scribd, Xmarks, and SimpleGeo.
He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he studied History and Psychology, and the Tuck Business Bridge Program. He was a 4-Year Varsity Letterman on the Football Team.
Originally from Newport Beach, CA, Andy currently lives in San Francisco. Outside of working with talented entrepreneurs, Andy loves movies, the ocean, fly fishing, Wild and Wonderful West Virginia, Lakers Basketball, and USC Football.