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Freie Universität Berlin 1998
Business Administration
Universität Mannheim 1996
Business Administration

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Thomas Korte

Thomas Korte

Thomas Korte is the founder of AngelPad, a startup accelerator based in San Francisco and New York. AngelPad was named by MIT’s 2014 Accelerator Research as #3 U.S. Accelerator and Forbes Magazine called AngelPad a “TOP 5 Global Accelerator” in 2012.

AngelPads exits include Mopub ($350m to Twitter), Adku (Groupon), Astrid (Yahoo) among others.

Prior, Thomas worked at Google for 7 years staring in 2002. He was Google’s first International Product Manager. Other roles included European Search Agency Business Lead and Google Evangelist. He is the co-author of several patents related to improving efficiencies in search advertising and local search results.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Pogoseat 9/2013Seed$750k16
Vungle 5/2012Seed$2M17
Buffer 12/2011Angel$400k21
iDoneThis 12/2011Seed$380k7
Postmates 5/2011Angel$750k10
Miso 5/2010Angel7
SetJam 5/2010Debt$340k3
Klout 4/2010Series A$1.5M18
MyLikes 4/2010Seed$630k11
Postling 3/2010Angel$350k8
Chai Labs 10/2009Venture Round$1.1M2



Thomas Korte on PBS Newshour

Added: 6/27/13


    AngelPad: The New Incubator Where The Google Blood Runs Thick ( [edit]
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  2. Vungle Hustles Its Way Into $2M All-Star Seed Round For Mobile App Video Trailers Network ( [edit]
  3. Buffer Raises $400K To Help Schedule Your Twitter Blasts ( [edit]
  4. iDoneThis Raises $380,000 in Angel Funding ( [edit]
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  6. Miso raises undisclosed about from Angels including several x-Googlers ( [edit]
  7. SEC ( [edit]
  8. Klout Raises $1.5 Million To Measure Influence And Authority On Twitter ( [edit]
  9. MyLikes Raises $630,000 Seed Round, All From Ex-Googlers ( [edit]
  10. Venturehacks ( [edit]
  11. Chai Labs—Led By Former Googler Rajaram—Raises $1.1 Million ( [edit]
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