Person Overview

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Primary:
Partner at First Round Capital
Past:
Board Observer at Mashery, Team Member at Company Sleuth, See All (14)
Education:
University of Pennsylvania

Description

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Josh Kopelman is a venture capitalist and Managing Partner at First Round Capital.

Previously, Kopelman founded Half.com, which was acquired by eBay in 2000. He remained with eBay for three years, running the Half.com business unit and growing eBay's Media marketplace to almost half a billion dollars in annual sales.

In late 2003 Kopelman helped to found TurnTide, an anti-spam company that created the world's first anti-spam router. TurnTide was acquired by Symantec just six months later.

In 2001 Kopelman co-founded the Kopelman Foundation, a non-profit grant fund for social entrepreneurs. He also serves as a member of the advisory boards for Wharton Entrepreneurial Center and the Weiss Tech House at the University of Pennsylvania.

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