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Ron Burkle

Ron Burkle has served as a member of Yahoo’s board of directors since November 2001. Mr. Burkle is managing partner of The Yucaipa Companies, a private investment firm, which he co-founded in 1986. Mr. Burkle also serves as a director of Yucaipa Equity Partners, L.P., Occidental Petroleum Corp. and KB Home Corporation.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Amplify.LA 1/2014Series B$8.1M15
Washio 1/2014Seed$2.25M16
Tinychat 1/2011Debt$1.5M7
Brenco 3/2007Private Equity$200M3

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  1. As The LA Tech Scene Heats Up, Accelerator Amplify Raises $8 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. On-Demand Laundry Startup Washio Raises $2.25 Million In Seed Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Tinychat Raises $1.5M From Kutcher, Diddy And Others, Is Just Getting Started (techcrunch.com) []
  4. Brenco, sugar ethanol company, raises $200M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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