|Stanford University, BA||1996|
|Yale University Law School, JD||1999|
Touraj Parang is a serial entrepreneur and advisor to multiple technology start-up ventures, working in strategy, business development, and marketing. He is currently the Chief Operating Office at UpCounsel (http://upcounsel.com). Previously, he headed up strategy and partnerships for [Webs] (http://www.crunchbase.com/company/freewebs), 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 the successful Jaxtr, an Internet mobile phone service which was acquired by [Sabse Technologies] (http://www.crunchbase.com/company/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 billion. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and degrees in Philosophy and Economics from Stanford University.
SVASE Interview About Jaxtr (with David Hornik of August Capital)Added: 6/18/10