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11 Investments in 11 Companies
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Philip Kaplan (@pud) is a programmer and entrepreneur in San Francisco, CA. He is the founder of Fandalism (social network for musicians), TinyLetter (email service provider, acquired by MailChimp), Blippy (venture-backed social commerce company), and AdBrite (a large Internet ad network). He also developed several iPhone apps, including the best selling "Punch Your Friends."

In 2010, Philip was entrepreneur-in-residence at Charles River Ventures. Philip founded and sold several other businesses including F-ckedcompany.com and PK Interactive, a software company that developed web-based applications for Fortune 500 clients. Philip is the bestselling author of F'd Companies: Spectacular Dot-com Flameouts (Simon & Schuster). He is an active angel investor and advisor to numerous startups and has been on the Board of Advisors of Syracuse University since 2006.

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2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

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Feb 1, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

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Jul 25, 2011 - Current   (about 5 years)

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Jan 10, 2002 - Current   (over 14 years)
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Sep, 2014$50M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$25M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$1.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2012$2.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$1.5M / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2010$1M / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2010$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$1.73M / AngelPersonal Investment

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