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Websitepeoplefund.com
Twitter@twocentz
BirthplaceSan Jose

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Conservatory of Music 2001
Classic guitar

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Matias de Tezanos

Serial Internet entrepreneur. At the age of 21 founded the hotel reservation site Hoteles.com (now owned by Expedia), which became one of the top online hotel reservation sites in Spanish. At the age of 23 co-Founded ClickDiario.com, an Internet advertising network. After 2 years of founding the company, ClickDiario.com network became the leading Internet advertising Network in Latin America, reaching 6 out of 10 Spanish speaking Internet users. ClickDiario.com Network was acquired in 2006 to FOX International Channels, changing the name of the company to Dot FOX Network, merging it with other subsidiaries.

In 2007, de Tezanos started Healthcare.com, an Internet search company focused in the health insurance vertical. In 2008 the company changed name to BrokersWeb.com Inc, expanding into other types of insurance: Auto, Life, Home, Renters and Medicare Supplmental Insurance. In 2011 and 2012, BrokersWeb was ranked America’s fastest growing insurance marketing company by INC 500 Magazine, ranking #1 in the country in the insurance industry with 8,000% revenue growth.

EONetwork.org Elumni. Guest speaker in several international Internet Marketing events (IAB, AMIPCI) and top universities (Stanford, UFM). Honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2009, at the age of 29, and nominated South Florida Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the Year in 2011.

De Tezanos is the founder of PeopleFund.com, Inc, a venture capital and private equity holding company investing in early and growth stage technology and media companies around the world.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Kipo 4/2012Angel$174k1
ecomom 12/2011Series A$4M19
Domain Holdings Group 7/2011Series A$2.9M3
KillerStartups 1/2007Angel$250k1

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  1. Citation Needed [add]
  2. Health Conscious Mom Commerce Site Ecomom Raises A Healthy $4 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Domain Holdings Lands $2.9 Million, Launches Revamped Domain Development Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. KillerStartups Acquires Startups.com - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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