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He is the founder of RivalIQ, www.rivaliq.com – the best way to analyze and monitor the competitive landscape. Focused on marketers who want to get ahead, RivalIQ saves the time and delivers key insights where one stand and what is working to reach the customers. he was previously VP of Product Strategy at Blackberry (formally Research in Motion), focused on BBM (Blackberry Messenger), Blackberry social applications (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter…) as well as the native Contacts apps.

he was the founder of Gist.com (sold to RIM in February 2011) as well as Jump2Go and 3 other web based companies. he was an active advisor to startup companies in Seattle including Creative Live, Venpop (sold to Lockerz), Zooppa, Thinkfuse (sold to Salesforce, Aug 2012), EveryMove. he was an active angel investor via Founders Co-op and SKV. he has also spent 4 years at Microsoft in various roles on Exchange and Mobile Service Delivery Platforms.

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Sep 1, 2006
2008
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Jul, 2016$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2013$70k / SeedPersonal Investment

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