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BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark
Birthdate6/26/76

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Janus Friis

Janus co-founded Joost, Skype, Kazaa and Joltid, among other high-profile technology companies, with his long-time business partner Niklas Zennström.

Janus is the recipient of a series of industry awards and was also recognized by Time Magazine as one of its 100 Most Influential People in 2006.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Vivino 7/2013Series A$10.3M4
Rdio 2/2011Venture Round$17.5M3
Rdio 10/2009Seed3

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  1. Vivino Raises $10.3M In Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Exclusive: Social Music Startup Rdio Raises $17.5 Million, Adds Rob Cavallo To Board (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Skype Founders Take A Break From Starting Lawsuits To Start Music Company (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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