Overview

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Primary Role
Founder, CEO @
Investments
12 Investments in 12 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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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.

Jobs (9)

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Current

Founder, CEO

2016 - Current   (9 months)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2014
2016
Special Projects
2013
2014
Engineering Manager
2010
2013
Founder and CEO
2007
2008
Director
2006
2007
Program Manager
1997
2006
CTO
1992
2006
Owner, Founder
2004
2004
Researcher, Software Architect

Board & Advisor Roles (3)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2015$100M / Series BPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2014$4.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014$31M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$2.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.6M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Feb, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2011$1.5M / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment

Education (3)

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