Overview

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Partner @
Investments
9 Investments in 6 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown
Website:
http://www.zawthet.com
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Person Details

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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.

Jobs (12)

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Current

Partner

Aug, 2012 - Current   (about 4 years)

Chairman and Co-Founder

Mar, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Honorary Board Member

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Global Entrepreneurs Council Member

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Chairman and Co-Founder

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Chairman and Founder

May, 2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2004
2012
Chief Evangelist
Jul, 2004
Nov, 2011
CEO and Co-founder
2003
2004
Director of Business Development
2003
2004
Special Consultant
2001
2002
Emerging Technology Analyst
1999
2001
Co-Founder

Board & Advisor Roles (8)

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Investments (9)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$20M / Series B
Apr, 2015$6M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2015$25M / Series B
Jul, 2014$3.77M / Seed
May, 2014$6.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$5.5M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2013$4.45M / Series A
Oct, 2012$1.25M / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (2)

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