San Francisco, CA
Fan-driven social entertainment site
Rick Marini
Curated Web

Company Details


SuperFan was a social entertainment site that allows users to become a Fan of ALL the things they love in life including music, celebs, tv/movies, sports, games, brands, books, places, schools, etc. The site closed on August 31st, 2010.

SuperFan was also a social game where fans use a virtual currency to compete to become the "SuperFan" of their top Faves. As the SuperFan, the user would gain control over certain aspects of the Fave profile such as the color palette, wallpaper, profile picture and can add a personal quote about their Fave. SuperFan worked like a video game where Fans earn Points for contributing to the site and climb higher Reputation Levels. Fans could also earn or buy Credits (virtual currency) to be used to compete to become the SuperFan, send a virtual gift, post a site-wide Shout-Out or customize the Fan profile. The site also had user-generated quizzes, blogs, battles, etc.

SuperFan was founded by Rick Marini who was previously the Co-Founder, CFO & Chief Strategist of Tickle. Under his leadership, Tickle became a top 20 global website with 200 million registered users and close to $40 million of revenue. Tickle was acquired by Monster in 2004 for over $100 million.

Current Team (1)

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    Ray Siu

    Director of Production
    Feb, 2008

Past Team (4)

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    Rick Marini

    Founder & CEO
    Feb 1, 2008 - Jul 19, 2010
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    Zack Onisko

    Director of Product & Design
    Feb, 2008 - Jul, 2010
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    Nate Smith

    Director of Engeering
    Feb 18, 2008 - Jul 1, 2010
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    Nathan Smith

    Director of Engineering
    Feb, 2008 - Jul, 2010

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Main office

    209 Kearny Street

    3rd Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94108


Images (2)

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