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Twitter@waikit

Degrees

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BS 1997
EECS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BS 1997
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Finance
HBS 2005
MBA

Current Companies

Head of Business and Corporate Development

Former Companies

Co-Founder, President
Director of Strategy and Bus Dev

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Waikit Lau

Founded and grew 2 startups to successful exits, one acquired for $86M. Helped take a company public. 17+ years of experience in Technology and Finance, across product, marketing, and sales functions.

Advisor and/or investor in Nanigans, OnSwipe, QFactor, Drync, Datapad.io, TrueLens, Evoqu/ShopAdvisor, BladeLogic (NASD: BLOG, acquired by BMC for $800M), Endeca (acquired by Oracle for more than $1B), WaveSmith (acquired by Ciena for $178M), Netli (acquired by Akamai for $170M), Berkeley Design Automation (acquired by Mentor Graphics).

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
TrueLens 12/2012Venture Round$1.2M9
OnSwipe 1/2011Seed$1M11

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    Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Arrives On iPad (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  1. TrueLens Raises $1.2M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. OnSwipe Raises $1M for Insanely Simple Tablet Publishing Platform (blog.onswipe.com) [edit]
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