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Degrees

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), BA 1986
Economics
University of Pennsylvania, MBA 1988
Marketing and management

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Co-Founder, CEO

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Mark Kingdon

Mark Kingdon

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).

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Rally.org 6/2012Series A$7.9M21
Appstores.com 8/2011Angel$565k10
140 Proof 4/2011Series B$2.5M4

Videos

Sources

    Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org) [edit]
    Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org) [edit]
    angel.co [edit]
    fashinvest.com [edit]
  1. Social Fundraising Platform, Rally.org, Raises $7.9 Million to Rally the World (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  2. Citation Needed [add]
  3. 140 Proof Closes $2.5M Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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