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University of Louisville 1974
Temple University 1971
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Jarl Mohn

Jarl Mohn brings extensive media experience to the KickApps board of directors.

Jarl was founding president and CEO of Liberty Digital, a publicly traded subsidiary of Liberty Media Group that invested in interactive television, cable television networks and Internet enterprises.

Jarl founded and served as President and CEO of E! Entertainment Television for nine years, growing the business internationally, on-line and with the additional creation of Style. Jarl also served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of MTV and VH1 in the mid eighties.

In addition to KickApps, Jarl is on the board at CNET Networks, the E.W. Scripps Company, XM Satellite Radio and MobiTV. He is also a trustee of numerous nonprofit organizations.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Amplify.LA 1/2014Series B$8.1M15
Battlefy 1/2014Seed$1.3M10
Playdek 3/2013Series A$3.8M7
Playdek 8/2012Angel$1.25M5
Fight My Monster 3/2012Seed$2.1M6
nprogress 12/2011Seed$1.7M7
Livefyre 10/2011Series B$4.5M8
Playdek 9/2011Seed$655k7
Rexter 1/2011Seed$1M6
Rubicon Project 11/2010Venture Round$18M6
Livefyre 7/2010Series A$800k8
Payoff 4/2010Seed$1.7M13
Yardbarker Network 6/2009Venture Round$634k6
KickApps 11/2008Series C£14M3
Yardbarker Network 4/2008Series B$6M6
Vuze 12/2007Series C$20M5
Vobile 11/2007Series A$10M8
KickApps 8/2007Series B$11M4
Vuze 12/2006Series B$12M4



  1. As The LA Tech Scene Heats Up, Accelerator Amplify Raises $8 Million ( [edit]
  2. Battlefy Raises $1.3M in Funding ( [edit]
  3. Playdek Closes $3.8M Series A To Build A Digital Community Where Tabletop Gamers Can Feel At Home ( [edit]
  4. SEC ( [edit]
  5. Fight My Monster Borrows From The Angry Birds Playbook – Merchandise And Movies Up Next? ( [edit]
  6. nProgress Raises over $1.7M in Angel Funding ( [edit]
  7. Gigaom ( [edit]
  8. SEC ( [edit]
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  10. Business Wire ( [edit]
  11. Livefyre raises $800K to break down comment silos ( [edit]
  12. SEC D ( [edit]
  13. Yardbarker scores $634K to connect pro athletes with fans ( [edit]
  14. KickApps Actually Raises $14 Million In Series C Round ( [edit]
  15. Yardbarker Raises $6 Million Second Round For Sports Community And Ad Network ( [edit]
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  18. KickApps Secures Series B Funding to Extend Leadership in Hosted Social Media Platform Market ( [edit]
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