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Ed Roberts

He is Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, founder and chair of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, and a prolific founder, investor and board member at numerous start-up companies in high technology.

Ed’s portfolio of current and recent companies includes Advanced Magnetics, Inverness Medical, Meditech, Pegasystems,, and Visible Measures.

He is the author of several books on technology and entrepreneurship, and holds four degrees from MIT, including a PhD in Economics.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
ThriveHive 7/2012Seed$1.5M4
Shareaholic 11/2011Seed$2.1M10
Locu 9/2011Seed$600k10
Okta 8/2011Series B$16.5M8



  1. ThriveHive Raises $1.5 Million For Small Biz Marketing Subscription Service ( [edit]
  2. Browser Plug-In And Sharing Tool Shareaholic Raises $1.9 Million ( [edit]
  3. Local Business Data Provider Locu Raises Seed Round ( [edit]
  4. Khosla, Greylock, Andreessen Horowitz Put $16.5M In Enterprise Cloud App Management Startup Okta ( [edit]
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