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Ben Narasin, Twitter

Ben Narasin

Ben Narasin serves as President, Seed Stage Investments and oversees seed funding investment activities at TriplePoint Ventures.

Most recently, Mr. Narasin, an entrepreneur since the age of twelve, spent much of the early 2000s acquiring companies in the consumer Internet and e-commerce industries and providing liquidity to shareholders.

Prior to his acquisition investment and consulting roles, he founded Fashionmall.com in 1993 which became one of the first e-commerce companies in the world and the first cost-per-click portal. He took Fashionmall.com through a successful public offering in 1999.

Prior to that, Mr. Narasin founded and acted as CEO of a consumer products company. When not overseeing investment activities, Mr. Narasin manages to be a free lance food and wine writer, a lifelong passion. Mr. Narasin’s works have appeared in numerous publications including San Francisco Chronicle, Wine Enthusiast, Wine News, Health Magazine and various other consumer trade magazines.

Mr. Narasin holds a B.A. in Entrepreneurial Studies from Babson College.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Neura 4/2014Venture Round$2M6
Heyday 12/2013Seed$2M19
Dropcam 9/2011Series A$5.8M7
AdGrok 3/2011Angel$470k4
ZipZap 1/2011Angel$1.5M3
Euclid 6/2010Angel$500k8
Dropcam 3/2009Seed5

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  1. Neura Secures $2M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Heyday app launches, reveals $2 mln in seed funding (pehub.com) [edit]
  3. Accel Leads $6M Round In Video Monitoring And Cloud Streaming Service Dropcam (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. AdGrok Raises $470K To Be The TurboTax For Search Engine Marketing (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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