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Greg Yaitanes

An Emmy Award-winning television director for top shows including Lost, Heroes, Grey’s Anatomy and House, Yaitanes was an early angel investor in Twitter, Square, Pinterest and Foursquare, among others. But Yaitanes is better known for his day job as showrunner for Alan Ball’s upcoming show Banshee, which is slated to premiere on Cinemax in 2013.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Jelly HQ 5/2013Series A9
Avocado™ 4/2012Seed$1.3M5
Square 11/2009Series A$10M19
Thing Labs 10/2009Series A$2.09M5
Fluther 9/2009Seed$600k7
Open Places 1/2008Seed2
Twitter 7/2007Series A$5M10
Xanga 1/1999Angel1



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  1. Jelly, Biz Stone’s Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends) ( [edit]
  2. Ex-Googlers Launch Avocado, An App For Couples Backed By Baseline, General Catalyst, And Lightspeed ( [edit]
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  4. SEC ( [edit]
  5. Fluther Raises $600k From Top Valley Investors For Crowd-Sourced Answers ( [edit]
  6. Jack Dorsey [edit]
  7. More Information On That Secretive Twitter Financing ( []
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