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Primary Role
Entrepreneur in Residence @
Investments
3 Investments in 2 Companies
Born:
October 19, 1977
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://zengestrom.com
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Person Details

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Jyri Engestrom is an internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of Ditto, a mobile local recommendations application. Prior to that, he co-founded Jaiku, a mobile social network. Later on, Ditto was acquired by Groupon and Jaiku by Google.

Engestrom currently works as an entrepreneur in residence at True Ventures. Previously, he was employed as the Director of Product Management at Groupon; a product manager at Google; a senior product manager at Nokia; a concept designer at Satama Interactive; and a designer at To the Point.

Engestrom completed his secondary education at Torrey Pines High School and continued his higher studies at the University of Montreal and University of Helsinki. Later on, he entered Lancaster University to obtain his PhD in business management. He is fluent in English, French, Swedish, and Finnish.

Born on October 19, 1977, Engestrom currently lives in San Francisco, California.

Jobs (11)

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Entrepreneur in Residence

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Title
Company
2012
Unknown
Director of Product Management
Jan 25, 2010
Unknown
Director
2010
Unknown
Founder & CEO
Sep, 2010
Apr, 2012
Founder & CEO
Oct, 2007
Oct, 2009
Product Manager
2008
2009
Early investor
2006
2007
Co-Founder & Chairman
2005
2006
Senior Product Manager, Internet Handhelds
1998
2000
Concept Designer
1994
1998
Designer

Board & Advisor Roles (6)

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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2013$9.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2011$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2010€400k / AngelPersonal Investment

Education (3)

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