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Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark



Mike Cassidy has co-founded, served as CEO, and led four consumer Internet companies to market leadership and successful acquisitions.

He is now a Director at Google. Google acquired Mike's fourth startup, Ruba. Ruba helped people find services and products recommended by their friends. Prior to founding Ruba, Mike was an EIR at Benchmark.

Prior to joining Benchmark, he was CEO of Xfire, the fastest-growing gaming community on the Internet. Xfire made it much easier to play online games with friends, pioneered in-game messaging, and spawned the market for global online gaming events. The company was purchased by Viacom’s MTV Networks in May 2006.

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