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Websitezawthet.com
Twitter@zawthet

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Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA 2004
Stanford University, BA 2002
Political Science & Computer Science

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Zaw Thet

Zaw is a veteran entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of search, social networking, mobile, and adtech since the age of 19. Most recently Zaw was the founder and CEO of 4INFO, one of the largest mobile advertising platforms in the world. In 2011, Zaw was selected as one of ten entrepreneurs to serve on the United Nations Foundation’s inaugural Global Entrepreneurs Council. Currently, Zaw is an angel investor and a co-founder/chairman of social amplification platform plyfe.me and social commerce engine HaulerDeals. .

Among his many accolades, Zaw was selected as one of Business Week’s “Mobile Barons” and he is quoted in the national press on a regular basis in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. As a featured speaker, he has recently appeared at TechCrunch Disrupt, Summit Series, EO Alchemy, Guardian Activate, , SxSW, ad:tech, the MMA, and the 4A’s.

He is also dedicated to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector: Zaw is the Chairman and Founder of Palindrome Advisors, a nonprofit he launched in March 2011 whose mission is to change how leaders give back, which has over 100 elite business leaders that have taken Palindrome Pledge and are matched with nonprofit boards. He is also is on the national board of After School All Stars, founded by Gov. Schwarzenegger, the largest nonprofit serving underprivileged 6-8th graders across the country. He is also an honorary board member of the San Francisco SPCA.

Zaw studied Political and Computer Science at Stanford, where he was a President’s Scholar. He also received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was a Soros Fellow, and is still the youngest graduate in the school’s history.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
HaulerDeals 10/2012Seed$1.25M4

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  1. “Stealth Mode” with a Billion YouTube Views: HaulerDeals Raises Secret $1 Million from Intelligent Beauty (pandodaily.com) [edit]
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