Overview

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Primary Role
Partner @
Investments
14 Investments in 13 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Social:

Person Details

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Rick is a serial entrepreneur, in a good way.

Prior to founding Playdom, Rick co-founded and served as CEO and / Chairman of two successful Internet technology companies, Adify, FlyCast Communications.

Rick was also on the founding team of Octel Communications, a leading manufacturer of voice information processing systems. As the oldest (and, um, wisest) member of Playdom's founding team, Rick helps shape business strategy and reminds us to always think big.

Rick holds a BS in Psychology from UCSC. An MBA from the Wharton School.

Jobs (12)

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Current

Co-Founder

Strategic Limited Partner

Partner

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Chairman & Co - Founder

2009 - Current   (over 7 years)

Chairman & Co - Founder

2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
Unknown
Unknown
Founder & CEO
2010
May 1, 2012
Chairman & Co - Founder
May, 2010
Apr, 2012
Chairman & Co - Founder
Feb, 2008
Aug, 2010
Co - Founder & Chairman
1996
2000
Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman
1982
1994
Program Manager

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2015$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2015$26M / Series B
Oct, 2013undisclosed amount / Venture
Aug, 2012$2.5M / Venture
Mar, 2012$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2011$3.5M / Seed
Jun, 2011$3M / Seed
Apr, 2011$5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2010$1.8M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2010$3M / Series A
Jan, 2010undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2009$43M / Series APersonal Investment

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