Currently Josh is the Co-Founder and CEO of BeachMint, a next generation eCommerce company based in Santa Monica, CA. The company is focused on social and curated commerce and is backed by New Enterprise Associates and Anthem Ventures.
Most recently Josh was the President of Slingshot Labs, a division of News Corporation, is a web incubator dedicated to building new Internet companies.
Slingshot Labs employs a portfolio approach to the development and launch of businesses, and plans to nurture four to five ventures per year.
Josh Berman is a co-founder and was the chief operating officer of MySpace.com, an online lifestyle portal. MySpace has created a new platform for a generation to communicate and discover culture based around the self expression and connectivity of the siteâ€™s 120 million active users.
Berman formerly co-founded and managed successful Internet companies, ResponseBase Marketing, and Xdrive Technologies. Prior to his start up life, Berman was a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Berman received his MBA from the University of Southern California, his BA from UC- Santa Barbara, and is a CPA in the State of California.
CEO / Co-Founder
2008 - Current (over 8 years)
Founder and COO
2003 - Current (over 13 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
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