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Websitezachklein.com
Blogblog.zachklein.com
Twitter@zachklein
BirthplaceRochester, NY
Birthdate9/26/82

Degrees

Wake Forest, BA 2004
Studio Art

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co-founder and CEO

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Noah Kalina

Zach Klein

Zach Klein is co-founder and CEO of DIY.

He was a partner and led product design at Connected Ventures, the creators of CollegeHumor. In 2006, he and his partners sold a major stake of Connected Ventures to IAC.

Zach is best known for co-founding and designing Vimeo, a popular video-sharing community emphasizing authenticity and quality. Time Magazine named Vimeo one of the web’s Top 50 sites.

He led product at Boxee, an open-source interface for televisions making it easy to watch shows, movies and homemade videos from the Internet.

Zach also serves as a director on the boards of Skillshare and Svpply.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Kickstarter 3/2011Venture Round$10M18
Hot Potato 11/2009Series A$1.42M16
20x200 10/2009Series A$800k9

Videos

Sources

  1. Kickstarter Fesses Up: The Crowd-Sourced Funding Startup Has Funding Too (mediamemo.allthingsd.com) [edit]
  2. Hot Potato Raises $1.42 For Event Social Networking (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  3. Online Art Store 20x200 Scores $800,000 From True Ventures And Angels (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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