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University of California, Berkeley, BS
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Founder and CEO

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Steve Schoettler

Steve Schoettler is the Founder and CEO of Junyo and an angel investor.

At Junyo, Steve combines a passion for education with two decades of experience in early-stage tech companies that have the power to transform industries. Previously, he was co-founder, employee #1 and VP Platform Services at Zynga, one of the fastest growing companies ever, where he led the development of payment processing, virtual currency purchases, and fraud detection. Prior to Zynga, Steve led teams at GO, General Magic, and Kontiki to develop innovative technologies in mobile, security, and distributed computing. He is a board member of both Full Circle Fund and Indiegogo, and he is actively involved in social entrepreneurship. Steve earned a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from UC Berkeley.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Sokikom 2/2013Seed$2M3
Indiegogo 6/2012Series A$15M7
Indiegogo 9/2011Seed$1.5M3



  1. With $2M From Zynga Co-founder & More, Sokikom Wants To Use Social, MMO Gaming To Help Kids Learn Math ( [edit]
  2. Indiegogo Raises $15 Million Series A To Make Crowdfunding Go Mainstream ( [edit]
  3. IndieGoGo Raises $1.5 Million For Its Crowdfunding Platform ( [edit]
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