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Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, MBA 1997
University Of Massachusetts, Amherst, BS 1991
Industrial Engineering

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Gil Penchina

Gil Penchina is currently CEO of Wikia Inc. He was formerly vice president and general manager, international at eBay.

He attended the Kellogg School of Management and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
UXPin 2/2014Seed$1.6M10
UXPin 10/2013Venture Round$700k5
Betable 7/2012Convertible Note12
Flowdock 10/2011Seed$650k5
Verious 5/2011Seed$800k10
HealthTap 1/2010Angel7
Coveroo 8/2009Series A$1.5M5
Britely 6/2009Seed$500k4
Wikia 3/2006Series A$4M10


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  1. UXPin Picks Up $1.6M Round Led By Freestyle Capital To Democratize Design ( [edit]
  2. Polish Startup UXPin Raises Funding from Andreessen Horowitz, IDG Ventures and others ( [edit]
  3. Betable Brings Legal Gambling Mechanics To Social Game Developers ( [edit]
  4. TechCrunch: CrunchFund, Angels Back Flowdock, A Group Chat Application For Teams ( [edit]
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