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Websitejabrams.com
Twitter@abrams

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McMaster University, BSc. 1995
Computer Science

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Jonathan Abrams

Jonathan Abrams is the founder & CEO of Nuzzel, the super-easy way to see news from your friends. Jonathan is also co-founder and Managing Partner of Founders Den, a shared office space and private club for experienced entrepreneurs and their friends.

Previously, Jonathan was the founder & CEO of Socializr, Friendster, and HotLinks, and a software engineer at companies such as Netscape and Nortel.

Jonathan is a mentor in Steve Blank’s entrepreneurship classes at Stanford and Berkeley, a top-rated mentor at The Founder Institute, an advisor to AngelList and CodeNow, and has been extensively involved in the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial community for over ten years, including as a long-time member of the advisory board of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE), co-chair of the SDForum Venture Finance SIG, moderator of the SVASE CTO Forum, and a judge for the Stanford Entrepreneur’s Challenge business plan contest, the UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition, the Stanford-Berkeley Innovators’ Challenge, the Intel Challenge, and Start-Up Chile.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
MediaSpike 11/2013Series A$5.2M10
Socialcam 4/2012Angel36
Gaston Labs 3/2012Debt$100k11
SlideShare 1/2008Seed$300k6

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Sources

  1. MediaSpike Raises $5.2M To Bring More Product Placement To Mobile And Social Games (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Socialcam Nabs Angel Funding From The A-List: Yuri Milner, Tim Draper, Laurene Powell Jobs, And More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. angel.co [edit]
  4. Company website (slideshare.net) [edit]
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