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Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA 2003
University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS 1998

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Saar Gur

Saar Gur is a Board Director of Altius Education Inc. He is also a General Partner at Charles River Ventures.

Named one of the top 8 up and coming Venture Capitalists by Forbes and a top 10 VC under the age of thirty-six by Venture Capital Journal, Saar loves consumer products and services and is passionate about helping his companies succeed.

Saar has been involved in 11 acquisitions in the past few years by firms such as Google, Facebook, Disney, Warner Bros., and Intuit. Prior to CRV, Saar was a Co - Founder of BrightRoll, a leading video ad network.

He holds a Stanford MBA and a Biochemistry degree from University of Wisconsin.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Circle Inc 1/2011Angel$1M14
Flowtown 8/2010Seed$750k9
Xobni 3/2007Series A$4.26M7
Badongo.com 1/2006Series A15



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