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Primary Role
Chief Inventor + Founder @
Investments
2 Investments in 2 Companies
Born:
October 18, 1976
Gender:
Male
Location:
Santa Monica
Website:
http://jamessiminoff.com/
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While obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship from Babson College, Jamie founded Your First Step International, Inc., a company that assisted entrepreneurs in bringing ideas from concept to fruition. In 2000, the company pivoted to building and operating global wholesale Voice over IP networks in developing countries.

In 2005 – perplexed by the archaic nature of voicemail – Jamie founded the world's first voicemail-to-text company, PhoneTag. In September of 2009 PhoneTag sold to Ditech Networks. In 2010 Jamie took on email and founded Unsubscribe.com to help email users clean commercial email from their inboxes. In 2011 Unsubscribe.com was sold to personal security company, TrustedID.

Jamie now works as Chief Inventor and CEO at Ring, the world's first battery operated smart doorbell. The company's mission is to reduce crime in communities by empowering homeowners, and Jamie and his team are working on making communities a safer place. While he's not working on Ring, he enjoys spending time with his wife, six-year-old son, and dogs – Short Rib and Pancake.

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Founder and CEO

Chief Inventor + Founder

Chief Inventor

Co-Founder, CEO

Sep 12, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
Past
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Company
Sep 10, 2009
Sep 10, 2010
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Jan 2, 2008
Sep 10, 2009
CEO
2005
2008
Co-Founder and CEO

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Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
May, 2010undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2004$200k / SeedPersonal Investment

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