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Peter Hershberg

Peter Hershberg is an entrepreneur, company advisor, and active angel investor, who has successfully founded, funded, and exited several start-ups over nearly twenty years in online advertising and technology.

Peter Co-Founded leading search and social media marketing firm, Reprise Media, in February, 2003 and served as Co-Chief Executive Officer until December, 2009.

From April, 1999 to February, 2002, Peter served as the Vice President of Strategic Development at Ask.com. In this role, he created long-term strategies and functioned as a key decision maker in the company’s new business ventures. He was also the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rotomedia, a consulting and advertising firm for web marketers and publishers.

Peter was named as a finalist at Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2005 and 2007.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
DuckDuckGo 10/2011Venture Round$3M7
Kickstarter 3/2011Venture Round$10M18
Bitly 10/2010Series B$10M10
Chartbeat 9/2010Seed$3M12
GroupMe 8/2010Series A$850k11
Yipit 6/2010Series A$1.3M11
Metamarkets 6/2010Seed$2.5M13
betaworks 3/2010Series B$20M13
Extole 4/2009Angel$750k6
Bitly 3/2009Series A$2M14
Wee Web 9/2008Seed$270k5
Path101 2/2008Angel$350k21

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  1. Union Square Ventures, Others Invest In Alternative Search Engine DuckDuckGo (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Kickstarter Fesses Up: The Crowd-Sourced Funding Startup Has Funding Too (mediamemo.allthingsd.com) [edit]
  3. Bit.ly Raises $10 Million Series B, Still Growing Like Crazy (technews-vn.blogspot.com) []
  4. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. techcrunch.com [edit]
  6. Groupon Aggregator Yipit Raises $1.3 Million In Venture Funding (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  7. TechCrunch: Metamarkets Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Investors listed on company site (betaworks.com) [edit]
  9. TellaPal banks $1.6M to combine social networking and viral marketing (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  10. TinyURL Rival Bit.ly Raises $2 Million (businessinsider.com) []
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  12. Company Blog Post (blog.path101.com) [edit]
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