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Founder & CEO @
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15 Investments in 14 Companies
Gender:
Male
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San Francisco
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Roger Dickey is a serial entrepreneur & active angel investor based in San Francisco. Roger's first company was an AirBnB for tutoring started in Austin in 2006. He entered the games industry in 2007 with a Facebook app startup, launching 19 apps with the largest generating 300M+ pageviews per month. After an acquisition by Zynga, Roger went on to found Mafia Wars (100M users), FishVille (35M users), and 5 other titles in his 3 years there. Roger served as an international product team advisor for Zynga helping the company grow their games in India, Japan and China. Since leaving Zynga, Roger has launched Gigster, a marketplace for software development services.

Alongside his work at Zynga, Roger began advising & investing in bay-area startups in 2010. His investments include Docker, Addepar, iCracked, OpenGov, ClassDojo, and Wanelo. Advisory roles include Formation 8, Nest, OpenDoor, and The Thiel Fellowship.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2014$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2013$5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$3M / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2011$800k / AngelPersonal Investment
Feb, 2011$800k / AngelPersonal Investment
Feb, 2011$1M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2010$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2010$1.1M / AngelPersonal Investment

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