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Twitter@briansugar

Degrees

George Washington University 1995
Did not graduate

Current Companies

Founder & CEO & Board of Director

Former Companies

Founder & CEO, POPSUGAR
Vice President & General Manager, Business Development

Web Presences

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Photo Credit

Sugar Inc.

Brian Sugar

Brian Sugar is the Co-founder and CEO of POPSUGAR, which he started together with his wife, Editor-in-Chief Lisa Sugar in 2006. As CEO, Brian is responsible for setting the overall business direction and product strategy for the company. Prior to POPSUGAR, he served as Vice President & General Manager, Media at 2Wire, Inc., a home networking provider.

Prior to 2Wire, Brian held several management positions in the retail and commerce industries. He was Chief Web Officer at Kmart’s BlueLight.com, Vice President of e-commerce at J.Crew, and a founder of Neptune Interactive, a leading Internet service provider.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Hullabalu 5/2013Seed$1.8M19
Fabkids 8/2012Series A$2.6M2
Everlane 4/2011Seed$1.1M12
Optimizely 3/2010Angel$1.2M21

Videos

Sources

  1. To Spark Children’s Imaginations, Hullabalu Raises $1.8 Million From SV Angel, Great Oaks & Others For iPad Storytelling App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. FabKids Launches with $2.6M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. Kleiner Perkins, SV Angel Back Personalized, Designer Quality E-Commerce Platform Everlane (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Optimizely A/B Tests Its Way To $1.2 Million In Funding From A Roster Of Top Angels (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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