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Saeed Amidi

Saeed has been a technology investor since 1996 and co-founded Amidzad with Pejman and Rahim in 1999. He is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies. He has been closely involved with more than twenty new emerging growth companies, of which 2 became public companies (PayPal (acquired by eBay) and Preview Systems). His investment includes Paypal ( acquired by eBay), Preview systems, Lending Club, Zoosk, Flipora, Affinity Circles, Techdirt, Sigmaquest, Scanscout, NextBio, Webs to name a few.

Saeed co-founded the Amidi Group in 1980, a conglomerate of privately-held business enterprises consisting of several domestic and international entities with significant manufacturing, distribution, trading, retail, and real estate holdings. For the past 25 years, he has chaired and spearheaded the operations and management of a number of the Amidi Group entities, growing the aggregate value of its assets under management to over $250m.

Saeed is an active member of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous charitable foundations. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a world-class network of Fortune 500 CEOs, accomplished serial entrepreneurs, and veteran financial executives.

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Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
KaChing! 11/2013Seed$1.5M6
Eversnap 1/2013Seed2
10alike 1/2013Seed9
Kamcord 12/2012Seed$1.5M21
Deal Decor 8/2012Seed$1.2M8
Pulse.io 7/2012Seed$1M6
iCharts 2/2012Series A$3.1M4
Aisle50 1/2012Venture Round$2.6M10
Nor1 9/2009Series A$8.1M2
Boardwalktech 10/2006Angel$500k2

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  2. Wedding Snap Rebrands, Launches Group Photo & Video Sharing Service Eversnap (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Going Beyond Pinterest: 500 Startups And Others Back Visual Advertising Platform Reachli (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/19/mobile-game-recording-yc-alum-kamcord-raises-1-5-million-from-andreessen-horowitz-google-ventures-and-others/ (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  5. DealDecor Raises $1.2M in Seed Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  7. Charts For Everyone: Cloud-Based iCharts Picks Up $3.1 Million For Consumer Push (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Aisle50 Lands $2.6M To Save You 50% On Organic Batter Blaster (And Other Fine Foods) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Nor1 soars with $8M to give travelers upgrades (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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