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University of Southern California (USC), BS
Computer Engineering and Computer Science
University of Southern California (USC), MS
Computer Science
University of Southern California (USC), BA
Psychology

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Adrian Aoun

Adrian Aoun is the founder and CEO of Wavii, an app that provides instant news feeds for any topic.

Prior to founding Wavii, Adrian was a director at Fox Interactive Media, focused on user-generated content. Before his time at FIM, he was at Microsoft working on bringing Microsoft Office to the web.

In addition to Wavii, Adrian is an active angel investor and advisor to a number of consumer and big-data startups and funds.

Adrian started his professional career by founding a software company and a consulting firm, which were both sold prior to his time at Microsoft. Adrian earned his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from University of Southern California. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Vamo 7/2013Convertible Note$1.6M24
EasyPost 3/2013Seed15
Vurb 2/2013Seed$1.5M13
Origami Labs 10/2011Debt$1.5M20

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  1. Facebook Veteran Ari Steinberg’s New Startup Vamo Taps Big Data To Book You Cheap And Easy Travel (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  3. Contextual Content Engine Vurb Raises More Than $1.5M From Max Levchin And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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