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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management, MBA
Brown University, BA 1990

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Executive Director, TechStars Seattle

Former Companies

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General Partner

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Andy Sack

Andy Sack has over 15 years experience running and investing in high tech businesses, most recently as co-founder and CEO of Judy’s Book, a local search social network. Prior to founding Judy’s Book in 2004, Andy co-founded three successful Internet technology companies: Kefta (acquired in 2007 by Axciom), a leading provider of real time customer interaction solutions; Abuzz, (acquired by New York Times Digital in 1999), an enterprises knowledge management solution named number one in the Internet software category by Red Herring Magazine and the top company to work for by Boston Magazine; and Firefly Network, an Internet company that pioneered internet personalization technologies (acquired by Microsoft). Andy also spent time as an entrepreneur in residence for SOFTBANK Venture Capital (now Mobius VC) where he founded and served on the board of three companies: BodyShop Digital, Quova, and Kefta.

Andy currently serves on the board of and advises a number of companies including: zango, Cooler Planet, and Orange Line Media. Andy was also a founder and board member of Students for Responsible Business, and is a regular lecturer at the University of Washington Business School. Andy received his undergraduate degree from Brown University in 1990, and his MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Andy lives in Laurelhurst with his wife and two children.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Habit Labs 8/2011Angel$250k6
Zappli 11/2010Seed$500k5
oneforty 1/2010Series A$1.98M9 9/2008Series A$1.7M11



  1. Habit Labs Gets $250K To Turn Leading A Healthier Life Into A Game ( [edit]
  2. Zappli Raising Seed Round For Shopping App MyShopanion ( [edit]
  3. Oneforty Rolls Out Premium Twitter App Marketplace; Raises $1.9 Million ( [edit]
  4. PressPlane Takes $1.7M ( [edit]
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