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Primary Role
Founder & CEO @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Female
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://prernagupta.com
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Person Details

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Prerna is Founder & CEO of Hooked, a company that is redefining fiction for the Snapchat generation. She believes there is a billion-dollar opportunity in bringing "lean" principles to the development and distribution of mass-market fiction, and in presenting stories as a mobile-first experience. Prerna was previously Chief Product Officer at Smule, where she built music apps, like AutoRap, that have helped over 150MM people experience the joy of music creation. She has also produced several viral videos totaling over 300MM views. Prerna has been named one of the Most Influential Woman in Tech by Fast Company, and her writing has been featured in New York Times, Vogue, Forbes and TechCrunch. She is also an angel investor and Resident Mentor at 500 Startups.

She studied Economics at Stanford University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2004.

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Founder & CEO

Nov 14, 2014 - Current   (almost 2 years)
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2011
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Chief Product Officer
2009
2011
Founder & CEO

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2009$8M / Series C

Education (1)

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