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COO @
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9 Investments in 8 Companies
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Ted Rheingold is an experienced owner/operator that realigned his Internet, startup and business experience to grow cause-oriented for-profit businesses. He is currently Strategic Advisor for InVenture providing operational, strategic, and product. His professional redirection grew out of recognition of how businesses are now capable of profitably delivering services traditionally provided by non-profit. He recently wrote about his professional course correction and why he joined Inventure

InVenture provides financial identity and credit scoring services to the previously unbanked in South Asia and Africa. It offers free SMS, Voice and Android money-management tools for small business owners and head of households and licenses it's credit scoring services and algorithms to finance institutions, NGOs, governments, and credit providers.

Ted is perhaps best know for founding and serving as CEO of Dogster, Inc. makers of Dogster & Catster early immersive web communities known for putting their customer's first while still maintaining profitability by developing creative advertising solutions and membership programs

Ted sold Dogster & Catster to Say Media where Ted served as VP of Social, leading all engagement, identity and growth strategies for Say's rapidly expanding publishing portfolio.

Ted's first business OneMatchFire provided customer web services in the early days of dynamic web products.

Previously Ted served as Engineering Production Leads at Voquette and Preview Travel

He has served as a Mentor with 500 Startups and i/o Ventures. And has Investor and Advised at Lumatic, Colingo, Visually, TastemakerX, Petsana, DogVacay, StoryPanda, Reclip.it, Colloquy, Ad Hoc Labs & Cir.ca

Jobs (7)

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Company
Apr, 2012
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VP, Social
2011
2012
GM
Nov, 2003
Apr, 2011
Founder / CEO
2002
2005
Founder / Owner
1999
2001
Lead Engineer
1996
1998
Senior Engineer

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Investments (9)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2014$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$810k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$2.4M / Seed
Aug, 2013$1.09M / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2012$540k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$70k / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2012$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$800k / VenturePersonal Investment

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