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CEO & Co-Founder @
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14 Investments in 10 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Northridge
Website:
/person/travis-kalanick
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Person Details

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Travis Kalanick is a co-founder and the CEO of Uber Technologies Inc..

Travis Kalanick is an entrepreneur in the areas of consumer internet, transportation, and enterprise content delivery. His most recent company, Uber, an on-demand black car service, seeks to be “Everyone’s Private Driver” by bringing disruptive technology and business innovation to urban transportation challenges.

Prior to Uber, Travis founded Red Swoosh, an enterprise content delivery company that he sold to Akamai Technologies in 2007. Prior companies include Scour, the world's first peer-to-peer search engine where Kalanick also attained the dubious distinction of having been sued for $250 billion. In addition, Kalanick has been an active angel investor.

Kalanickis lived in Northridge, California where he graduated from Granada Hills High School and later enrolled in college at the University of California, Los Angeles to study computer engineering.

Jobs (6)

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Co-CEO

Jan, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)

CEO & Co-Founder

Jun, 2009 - Current   (over 7 years)
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Ended
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Unknown
Unknown
Secret Weapon
2007
2008
Head, P2P Initiatives
2001
Apr 1, 2007
Founder & CEO
1998
2000
Co-Founder

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2015$55.4M / Series GPersonal Investment
Oct, 2011$4.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Oct, 2011$10M / Series DPersonal Investment
Jul, 2011$700k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$1.2M / VenturePersonal Investment
Sep, 2010$5.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2010$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2010$800k / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2010$2.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$1.73M / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2009$200k / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
May, 2009$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2009$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment

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