Overview

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Primary Role
Founder @
Investments
9 Investments in 8 Companies
Born:
December 10, 1980
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown
Social:

Person Details

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Shawn Fanning created Napster in 1998 while attending Northeastern University.Fanning has since founded a B2B Music Distributor, in 2002, and [Rupture], an MMORPG social network in 2006. Both companies were sold in 2008 — SNOCAP to imeem, and Rupture to Electronic Arts.Since leaving Electronic Arts, Fanning co-founded [Path]

Jobs (8)

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Current

CEO & Co-Founder

Co-Founder, Board of Directors

Founder

Jul 1, 2013 - Current   (about 3 years)

Founder and CEO

May, 2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
May, 2010
Unknown
Founding Advisor
2008
Nov 1, 2009
GM, Rupture
Feb 1, 2002
2006
Founder, CTO
1998
2002
Founder

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

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Investments (9)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2015$6.55M / VenturePersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$2.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$985k / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$1.25M / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2010$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2010$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2009$1.47M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2009$10M / Series APersonal Investment

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