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University of Michigan, BSE 2001
Computer Engineering
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, MBA 2005

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Ben Lewis

Ben Lewis is the co-founder of Tapjoy. He has an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Michigan, and his first job out of college was working as an engineer on Xbox Live. After spending some time at Microsoft, he returned to Michigan for his MBA where he focused on entrepreneurship and technology. Ben then moved to Google where he spent 4 years as a Product Manager, working on products such as the Toolbar, Search, and Checkout. Ben left Google to found Tapjoy, which began with the launch of TapDefense. Ben now leads the Tapjoy product team and manages accounts for the top publishers.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Distill 9/2013Seed$1.3M9
KeepTruckin 7/2013Seed$2.3M5
AnyPerk 3/2013Seed$1.4M5
Vungle 5/2012Seed$2M17



  1. Distill Raises $1.3M To Make Technical Recruiting, Hiring Dead Simple ( [edit]
  2. KeepTruckin Makes Trucking Fleet Management Easy And Compliant ( [edit]
  3. AnyPerk Raises $1.4M From Digital Garage And Others To Help Startups Offer Perks To Employees ( [edit]
  4. Vungle Hustles Its Way Into $2M All-Star Seed Round For Mobile App Video Trailers Network ( [edit]
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