Justin Yoshimura is an entrepreneur and angel investor. He is currently the founder and CEO of 500friends, a provider of SaaS loyalty marketing solutions backed by $12M+ from Crosslink Capital, Intel Capital, Silicon Valley Bank, and YCombinator. Prior to 500friends, he dropped out of high school to found two e-commerce companies, both of which were acquired. He is also an investor in Zencoder, ifeelgoods, Hipmunk, Homejoy, OwnLocal, Torbit, Userfox, Firebase, and First Opinion. Besides entrepreneurship, Justin is passionate about animals, especially dogs, persian/exotic cats, dolphins, and sea turtles. He was recently named to Forbes' prestigious 30 under 30 list.
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