Ari Newman presented at Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 produced by CTA & Tech.Co on Sep 20, 2016  

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Primary Role
Partner @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
Boulder
Website:
http://arinewman.com
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Ari is a Partner at Techstars on the Venture team, where he does his best to thoughtfully leverage more than a decade of experience on the entrepreneur's side of the table. Ari was also previously the Network Catalyst at Techstars, developing programs and infrastructure for Techstars' worldwide network of Founders, Investors and Mentors. Prior to his focus on early stage investing, Ari spent over a decade as an entrepreneur, founding several companies and joining other venture backed technology companies. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors at GridCraft (data & analytics), QwikCart (mobile commerce) and RescueTime (personal productivity), in addition to being an active advisor and mentor with numerous other companies. Previously, Ari was the VP of Strategic Partnerships at Jive Software, who acquired his most recent company Filtrbox in 2010.

Prior to Filtrbox, Ari was Founder and Principal of Newman Venture Advisors, VP of Product Management at CreekPath Systems (sold to Opsware) and Director of Operations at Volera. His first start-up was JustOn.com, sold to Novell in 2000. Born and raised in the San Francisco area, Ari has a Marketing degree from the Leeds School at CU-Boulder.

Jobs (8)

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Nov 1, 2012
Jun, 2014
Network Catalyst
2010
Feb 1, 2012
VP Strategic Partnerships
Mar 1, 2007
2010
Founder & CEO
2005
2005
VP of Product Management
2000
2002
Director of Operations
1997
1999
Product Manager
1993
1995
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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2015$4.1M / Seed

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