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University of California, Berkeley, BA
University of Chicago, MBA

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Brad Brooks

Brad Brooks is the President and Co-Founder of TigerText. Before starting TigerText, Brad served as president for six years at DIC Entertainment, a children’s-branded media company that produced,distributed and licensed content globally. With the backing of Bain Capital, Brad acquired DIC from the Walt Disney Company in 2000, where he helped grow the company from less than $10MM of revenues to over $80MM.

In 2005, he took the company public on the London Stock Exchange at a $200MM valuation. Prior to DIC, he worked for investment banking corporation Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette.

Brad received his BA from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Knozen 11/2013Seed$2.25M5



  1. Knozen, TheLadders’ Founder’s New Personality-Probing Startup, Closes $2.25M Seed From FirstMark, Lerer, David Tisch & Others ( [edit]
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