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5 Investments in 5 Companies
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Mr. Slade has been a director of RealNetworks since November 2011. Mr. Slade is a co-founder of Second Avenue Partners, a provider of management, strategy and capital for early stage companies, where he has served as a partner since 2000. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Slade served as a strategic advisor for RealNetworks.

From 2002 to May 2007, Mr. Slade served as a director of aQuantive, Inc., a publicly traded digital marketing service and technology company that was acquired by Microsoft Corporation in May 2007. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Slade served as a consultant and member of the executive team at Apple Inc.

From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Slade was chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Starwave Corp., a Paul Allen-funded startup that was sold to The Walt Disney Corp. From 1983 to 1992, Mr. Slade held various executive and leadership positions with technology companies including Microsoft Corporation, Central Point Software, NeXT Computer, Inc. and Asymetrix Corp.

Mr. Slade holds a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2013$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2012$3.6M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$350k / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment
Feb, 2011$400k / AngelPersonal Investment

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