Doug is an Innovation Partner at AOL Ventures.
Previously, Doug was the founder of Hipster, which was acquired by AOL in March of 2012.
Hipster had raised $1,000,000 from a variety of VC and Angel investors, including Google Ventures, Lightbank, 500 Startups, Mitch Kapor, Dave McClure/500 Startups, Lightbank, Charles River Ventures, Max Ventilla, TechStars David Cohen and David Tisch, Google’s Don Dodge, Paige Craig, Ludlow Ventures, and Lerer Ventures.
In addition, Doug is a 2007 alumni of TechStars Boulder, having founded madKast (acquired by ShareThis.com in 2008).
BA, History / Political Science2005
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