Overview

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Primary Role
Founder @
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6 Investments in 6 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Miami
Website:
http://quixoticventures.wordpress.com
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Person Details

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CEO and Angel Investor

President and CEO of Linden Lab, developer of Second Life. (2008-2010)

Prior to that, CEO of Organic, Inc. -- leading Interactive Agency with offices throughout North America (New York, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Toronto) (2001-2008)

Short stint as Entrepreneur in Residence at Idealab! an internet incubator (2000)

Stared career at Coopers & Lybrand, became a Partner focused on strategy, emerging media, ebusiness, retail and consumer goods. Ran the Retail Industry practice for the Americas. Led the pre-merger planning and post-merger integration for the consulting division when PW and C&L merged to form PricewaterhouseCoopers (1988-2000). Consulted with Fortune 500 companies who were seeking to bring their companies into the internet era.

MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennyslvania 1988 BA, Economics from UCLA 1986

Angel investor in consumer internet companies (Say:Media, Kidzui, Twitter, 140 Proof, UberMedia, Appstores, SkyRockit, Apptopia, Rally.org, Fab.com, NiftyThrifty, TheRealReal, OfferUp, #waywire, Snapwire, MommyCoach, Refinery29, Granify, SKTCHY, Everypost, Vezar).

Jobs (6)

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Company
May, 2012
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Co-Founder, CEO
May, 2008
Jun 24, 2010
President and CEO
2001
Apr 1, 2008
CEO
2000
Dec 1, 2000
Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Sep 1, 1988
2000
Partner

Board & Advisor Roles (3)

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  • Member of the Board of Directors
    2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    2005
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May 1, 2008 - Jul 1, 2010

Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$2.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2013$137k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$7.9M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2011$565k / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$2.5M / Series BPersonal Investment

Education (2)

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