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Founder @
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6 Investments in 5 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
New York
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Aliases:
Kevin P. Ryan

Kevin Ryan is the Founder and CEO of Gilt Groupe, an innovative e-commerce company offering highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices.In 2007, Kevin along with a founding team created Gilt Groupe as an invitation-only site for coveted women’s apparel and accessories. Today, Gilt Groupe has over three million members and has added business lines in home; children; men’s apparel and gear (GiltMAN); vacation travel (Jetsetter); local services and experiences (Gilt City), and has launched the leading flash-sale site in Japan (Gilt Japan).

Kevin is one of the leading Internet entrepreneurs in the United States launching several New York-based businesses, including Gilt Groupe, Business Insider, ShopWiki, and 10gen/MongoDB.

Kevin helped build DoubleClick from 1996 to 2005, first as president and later as CEO. He fostered DoubleClick's growth from a 20-person startup to a global leader with over 1,500 employees.Currently, Kevin serves on the board of Human Rights Watch, the NYC Investment Fund and INSEAD.He is a member of the Yale International Council and the Council on Foreign Relations.

He holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

Jobs (12)

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Founder & CEO

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2007 - Current   (over 9 years)

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2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
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Principal Analyst
2008
2013
Founder
2007
2013
Founder
Apr, 2011
Dec, 2011
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Nov, 2010
Co-Founder
1996
2005
President & CEO

Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$2.5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$9.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Feb, 2010$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2000$4M / Series APersonal Investment

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