Main content starts here, tab to start navigating
Photo of Bo Peabody

Bo Peabody


Based in New York, Bo complements his Greycroft work with his continued serial entrepreneurship, most recently as the founder and CEO of Guestfriend, a platform offering chatbots-as-a-service to small businesses. 

Bo was co-founder and Managing General Partner of Village Ventures, an early stage venture firm as well as the parent company of LeverPoint, a financial services platform for venture, private equity, and real estate funds that was sold to Hamilton Lane in 2016. In 1992, Bo founded Tripod, Inc., one of the original social networks. Tripod was sold to Lycos in 1998. Bo was the Founding Chairman of Everyday Health (NYSE, sold to Ziff Davis); and he also co-founded VoodooVox (sold to UpSnap) and HealthGuru (sold to Propel 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). Bo's prior investments also include Quirky and Purch. 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.