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BirthplaceCasablanca, Morocco


Stanford University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Othman Laraki

Othman is an investor and entrepreneur. He has founded several companies, the latest of which was acquired by Twitter, where he was VP of Product, responsible for Growth, Revenue and International. Before MixerLabs, Othman was at Google, where he managed a number of products including the Google Toolbar, Google Gears, early Firefox extensions, as well FastNet (real-time fetching and caching infrastructure). Prior to Google, Othman was at ACCESS Systems, where he ran server-side engineering. Othman currently serves on the board of directors of ESI Group, a publicly traded French software company. Othman has an MBA from MIT and a BS + MS in Computer Science & Industrial Engineering from Stanford.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
MediaSpike 11/2013Series A$5.2M10
Vurb 2/2013Seed$1.5M13
Treasure Data 9/2012Angel$1.5M7
ZeroCater 8/2011Venture Round$1.5M15
ecomom 12/2010Angel$900k14
OtherInbox 9/2010Series A$1.5M11
BranchOut 9/2010Series A$6M17
LearnBoost 7/2010Angel$975k10
Euclid 6/2010Angel$500k8
Foodzie 12/2008Seed$1M21



  1. MediaSpike Raises $5.2M To Bring More Product Placement To Mobile And Social Games ( [edit]
  2. Contextual Content Engine Vurb Raises More Than $1.5M From Max Levchin And Others ( [edit]
  3. Treasure Data Launches Cloud-Based Data Warehouse With Investment From Ruby Creator Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto ( [edit]
  4. ZeroCater Raises $1.5 Million For No-Hassle Office Lunches ( [edit]
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  6. Austin startup OtherInBox raises $1.5 million for expansion ( [edit]
  7. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  8. LearnBoost raises a VC and angel round ( [edit]
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  10. Foodzie Raises $1 Million For Its Specialty Food Marketplace ( [edit]
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