Joshua Hernandez joined Lightbank in June 2012 as a Founder-in-Residence. Joshua's career has spanned multiple industries from advertising to video games.
In 2009, Joshua founded Tap.Me, a mobile in-game advertising platform that to date raised a total of $4.6 million and is working with advertising customers like U.S. Cellular and P&G.
Previous to Tap.Me Joshua served over 2.5 million users with a gamer identification platform called TripleTags.com that enabled users to tout game accomplishments.
In 2006, Josh lead a team of developers to create the first instant result real estate search in Illinois that was used by dozens of brokerages in Chicagoland including @properties.
In 2005 Joshua launched SectionZ Records and launched the career of superstar DJ, Deadmau5. This was possible because of SectionZ.com, which was a peer learning platform for electronic musicians that Joshua launched in 1999.
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