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University of Washington, B.A. Business 1997
Business Administration
University of Oxford

Current Companies

CEO, Newsvine
Vice President, Design

Former Companies

Founder and CEO
Art Director

Web Presences


Mike Davidson

Mike Davidson is founder and CEO of Seattle-based Newsvine, acquired in 2007 by

Mike is responsible for both the day-to-day operations of as well as community integration efforts between Newsvine and Before co-founding Newsvine, Mike worked as Art Director and Manager of Media Product Development at both and the Walt Disney Internet Group, leading the first ever standards-based redesign of a major media web site. Mike studied business at the University of Washington and Oxford University and is also co-inventor of sIFR, a technology that has enabled thousands of web sites to display text in an unlimited number of typefaces.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
UserVoice 11/2011Series B$1M10



  1. Uservoice Hears $1M ( [edit]
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