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Touraj Parang is a serial entrepreneur and advisor in multiple technology startups providing guidance on strategy creation and execution. He is currently an Operating Partner at Pejman Mar Ventures and leads M&A and Business Development for Domains, Telephony and Productivity business units at GoDaddy.

Previously, he was the founding COO of UpCounsel (the leading marketplace for on-demand legal services) and headed up strategy and partnerships for Webs, where he led the strategic transformation of the company to a small business marketing platform and sale to Vistaprint in December 2011.

Prior to Webs, he founded Jaxtr, a pioneering cloud telephony service which was acquired by Sabse Technologies in 2009.

Before joining the entrepreneurial ranks, he was a corporate attorney and venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. Touraj has been involved with many startups with an active role in financing and M&A transactions totaling over $1.6 billion.

He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and degrees in Philosophy and Economics from Stanford University.

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Corporate Development Executive

May 1, 2014 - Current   (over 2 years)
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Venture Partner
May 1, 2013
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COO
Dec, 2009
Apr, 2012
VP, Strategy & Corporate Development
Oct, 2005
Jun, 2009
Co - Founder / COO

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