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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), PhD 1996
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Harvard University, BA 1990
Economics, Computer Science

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Albert Wenger

Albert combines over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience with an in-depth technology background. As an entrepreneur, he has founded or co-founded five companies, including a management consulting firm (in Germany), a hosted data analytics company, a technology subsidiary for Telebanc (now E*Tradebank), an early stage investment firm, and most recently (with his wife), DailyLit, a service for reading books by email or RSS. Albert also served as the president of del.icio.us through the company’s sale to Yahoo. His technology background goes back to winning the German national computer science competition at age 18. He has managed technology projects for organizations as diverse as Tacoda (startup) and Telebanc (leading Internet bank).

Albert currently serves on the boards of Clickable, a platform for managing online advertising; and Maptuit, a provider of realtime navigation; he is a board observer at Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade goods. Albert is married with three kids and lives in Scarsdale, New York.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Tumblr 10/2007Series A$750k5
Etsy 11/2006Series A$1M5

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  1. http://www.alleyinsider.com/2007/10/tumblr-funded-750k-vimeo.html (alleyinsider.com) []
  2. techconfidential.com [edit]
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