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BirthplaceChicago, Illinois


Harvard Business School, MBA 1993

Current Companies

CPO And Board Chairman

Former Companies


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Mark Pincus

Weighing in at 150 lbs, is Mark Pincus, frenetic visionary of Zynga. His DNA is one strand entrepreneur and one strand competitive gamer. Mark founded, one of the first social networks in 2003. Prior to Tribe, he was the founder and CEO of SupportSoft. Prior to SupportSoft, Mark co-founded Freeloader, the first consumer push information service.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Wealthfront 4/2014Series C$35M12
IfOnly 10/2013Series A$9M13
IfOnly 8/2013Seed$3M7
BackOps 7/2013Series A$7M6
Summly 10/2012Venture Round$1.23M18
Mango Health 7/2012Seed$1.45M5
Path 4/2012Series B$30M9
Side.Cr 12/2011Seed14
Ostrovok 5/2011Series A$13.6M15
Callaway Digital Arts 11/2010Series A$6M3
Home-Account 4/2009Series A$1M9
Seesmic 11/2007Series A$6M13
Salesforce Buddy Media 9/2007Series A$1.5M5
Grockit 1/2007Angel$400k5
Facebook 5/2005Series A$12.7M3
Naseeb Networks 12/2003Angel2



  1. Automated Investment Service Wealthfront Raises $35M From Index, Ribbit Capital ( [edit]
  2. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac source [edit]
  3. Luminary” Access Site IfOnly Officially Launches With $3M in Funding From Tech Luminaries ( [edit]
  4. BackOps Raises $7M To Build An Army Of Moms For Managing Startups And Small Businesses With Leading SaaS Tools ( [edit]
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  6. Mango Health: A Mobile App For Rewarding People Who Stay On Track With Prescription Drugs ( [edit]
  7. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson ( [edit]
  8. Hail A Fellow Human, Not A Taxi With “SideCar” – The New P2P Uber ( [edit]
  9. Ostrovok Raises $13.6M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
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  11. HELPING THE NEEDY ( [edit]
  12. Loic Le Meur's Blog ( []
  13. Acebucks Gets $1.5 Million For Virtual Facebook Currency ( [edit]
  14. Grockit Raises Cash, Prepares "Massive Multiplayer Online Learning" Product. ( [edit]
  15. Jim Breyer: Extra $500 Million Round For Facebook A "Total Fiction" ( []
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