Overview

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Primary Role
Member of the Advisory Board @
Investments
3 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Manhattan
Website:
http://paulvidich.com
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Person Details

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Paul Vidich is an Advisor at Adwerx since January 2015 and Brightcove since 2006.

Paul Vidich's debut novel, An Honorable Man, will appear in April 2016 from Emily Bestler Books, an imprint of Simon and Schuster. Paul's fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Fugue, The Nation, Narrative Magazine, Wordriot, and other places. Junot Diaz selected his story “Jump Shot” as a winner of the 2010 Fugue Short Story Contest and his story “Falling Girl,” was nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize and appeared in New Rivers Press’ American Fiction, Volume 12: The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers. Paul's story collection was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction.

Paul is a Co-Founder and Editor of Storyville.

Prior to turning to writing, Vidich had a distinguished career in music and media at Time Warner, AOL and Warner Music Group, where he was Executive Vice President in charge of global digital strategy.

Paul was a Member of the National Academies committee on The Impact of Copyright Policy on Innovation in the Digital Era and testified in Washington before rate hearings.

Paul presently serves as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors, Angel Investor and Advisor to Internet media companies in video and music.

Paul is a Graduate of Wesleyan University where he was a Trustee and received a Distinguished Alumni Award and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Paul received his MFA from Rutgers University at Newark.

Paul serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Poets and Writers, The New School for Social Research and the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation.

Jobs (4)

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Co-Founder & Publisher

Jan, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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Executive Vice President in Charge of Global Digital Strategy

Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2008$1.5M / Seed
Nov, 2007undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
May, 2006$600k / SeedPersonal Investment

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