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3 Investments in 3 Companies
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Jens was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Redpoint Ventures prior to Jaunt. Before that he was a founder and CEO of Ellerdale, an AI startup focused on real­-time semantic analysis. Ellerdale assembled a world-­class technical team and was one of the first companies to process the full Twitter stream, enabling it to identify and organize trending topics in real-­time. Flipboard, the worlds' first social magazine, acquired Ellerdale in 2010. Jens was also a founder of WebSwap, a pioneering barter site. Earlier, he was a founder and CEO of PostModern, a software company that developed the first Java ORB. It merged with Visigenic, a private enterprise software company, where he continued on as CTO and board member through its IPO and subsequent acquisition by Borland. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University and a B.A. in Computer Science from Columbia University.

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  • CEO, Founder
    May 1, 2013

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Apr, 2015$650k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2012$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2010$500k / AngelPersonal Investment

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