I have 15 years of deep experience in the consumer internet including founding and selling 3 successful companies. I have raised $58 million in venture funding from Accel, Redpoint, Mayfield, August Capital, Norwest, Floodgate and a dozen top angels. I'm an investor & advisor to over 40 startups.
Founder of BranchOut - the largest professional network leveraging social with over 800 million profiles. Raised $49mm from Accel, Redpoint, Mayfield, Norwest and a dozen of the top angels in Silicon Valley. Acquired by 1-Page, a publicly traded recruiting company (1PG.AX) in 2014.
Founder of Talk.co - an enterprise messaging app for mobile and desktop use. Acquired by Hearst Corporation in 2014.
Co-Founder of Tickle.com - the largest online personality testing site. Raised $9 million from August Capital. Grew it to be a top 20 site with 200 million registered users and almost $40 million in revenue. Acquired by Monster in 2004 for $100 million.
Education: Harvard MBA (1999) and Univ of NH (1994).