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Jake Winebaum is currently the Founder and CEO of Brighter, which helps people find trusted dentists and the lowest prices for their dental care. Prior to Brighter, Winebaum was the Founder and CEO of Business.com, which was acquired by yellow page publisher R.H. Donnelley. He is also co-founder of eCompanies, which is a shareholder in Business.com and includes other portfolio companies, such as Jamdat and LowerMyBills, which was recently sold to Experian.

Prior to eCompanies, Winebaum worked for The Walt Disney Company, where he served as chairman of Buena Vista Internet Group, which included Disney.com, ESPN.com, ABCNews.com, ABC.com and Family.com.

Winebaum founded FamilyFun which he sold to The Walt Disney Company in 1992. Prior to FamilyFun, Mr. Winebaum worked for U.S. News & World Report. He also founded and served as President of U.S. News Productions, a television production company. Mr. Winebaum started his career at Time Warner, working for Time and Fortune magazines.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Founder & CEO

May, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
Past
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Title
Company
1999
2010
Founder
2002
Feb 1, 2008
Founder & CEO
1995
1999
Chairman Disney Internet Group
1994
1995
President Magazine Publishing
1991
1994
Founder, Editor and Publisher
1983
1984
Marketing
1982
1983
Marketing

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2011$2M / SeedPersonal Investment

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