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CEO @
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1 Investment in 1 Company
Born:
January 1, 1967
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Diego
Website:
http://michaelrobertson.com
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Michael Robertson is an accomplished technology entrepreneur with a consistent track record of identifying trends often in disruptive sectors, building companies, and leading them to profitability and acquisition. Over his career he has raised more than 100 million U.S. dollars in private capital and orchestrated transactions with a combined value of nearly a billion dollars. His technical and operational expertise has spanned industries as diverse as digital music, VoIP, and Linux with notable companies including MP3.com, Linspire, and Gizmo5.

In 1997, Michael Robertson founded the digital music company MP3.com. This company brought online music to the mainstream by gathering a large collection of digital music and introducing it to millions of consumers. As CEO and Chairman Michael Robertson raised venture capital from top tier venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Idealab and took the company public in July 1999 on NASDAQ with one of the largest internet IPOs of all time.

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2010 - Current   (over 6 years)

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2005 - Current   (over 11 years)
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Jul, 2005
Nov, 2009
Founder & CEO
2001
2005
Founder and CEO
1997
Jul 1, 2001
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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2011$4M / VenturePersonal Investment

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