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Founder & CEO @
Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Los Angeles
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Person Details

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Farhad Mohit is the founder and CEO of Flipagram, inc.

Flipagram makes it easy for anyone to tell fun short video stories with the pictures, videos and music on their phone. Flipagrams are fun to create, easy to share and have as many uses as there are stories to tell.

Prior to that Farhad founded Cheerful inc. makers of Cheers - the "like button" for the world around you, and Gripe - a much better Better Business Bureau for the age of social media.

Prior Farhad founded Shopzilla and helped manage it through the bubble of 2000, to profitability by 2003, and a successful acquisition for $569MM by EW Scripps (SSP) in 2005. In the process Shopzilla became and remains one of the largest, fastest growing and most successful shopping search engines in the world.

In 1996 he founded BizRate, based on his grad school thesis, which has since become the largest customer feedback network in the world. The sites has garnered millions of customer ratings each month and helped tens of thousands of online stores establish trust with new customers, by display of the BizRate Certified medals.

In addition to his entrepreneurial activities Farhad leads an active social and philanthropic life. He is a TED Patron, sits on the board of the Soliya.net, is a board member at the Iranian Scholarship Foundation, and is a founding trustee of The Farhang Foundation.

Farhad holds an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School, and a double Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Applied Science and Economics with a specialization in Computing from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Jobs (6)

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Founder & CEO

Oct 16, 2013 - Current   (almost 3 years)
Past
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Apr, 2010
Unknown
Founder & CEO
2010
Oct 15, 2013
Founder & CEO
Sep, 2007
Apr, 2010
Founder & CEO
2000
Feb 1, 2007
Founder, Chairman & CPO
Jun, 1996
Feb, 2007
Founder, Chairman & CEO

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2012$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2007$300k / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (3)

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