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Overview

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1
Number of Exits 
1
Chris DeWolfe
CEO
Investor Type 
Individual/Angel
Investor Stage 
Seed
Number of Exits 
1

Chris DeWolfe is co-founder and CEO of Jam City, a global leader in mobile entertainment that provides social gaming experiences for millions of players around the world.

Prior to Jam City, Chris co-founded and served as CEO of MySpace, where he popularized social networking and revolutionized the music industry. The site, formed in 2004, became the most visited in the U.S. by 2006 with 90 million members. When Chris left the company in 2009, MySpace had more than 130 million monthly active users around the world.

Chris received Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2015 and the Producers Guild of America’s Vanguard award in 2009. TIME included him among its 2006 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and Barbara Walters named him one of her 10 Most Fascinating People in 2007.

He studied finance at the University of Washington and attended the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, which honored him in 2006 with its Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Chris is an advisor at USC’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and a board member of Uproxx Media Group. He lives in Los Angeles with his family and actively participates in animal rescue operations.

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Personal Investments

Number of Investments 
1
Chris DeWolfe invested in Uproxx Media Group on Dec 11, 2014. This investment - Series A - Uproxx Media Group - was valued at $18M.
Announced Date  
Organization Name  
Lead Investor  
Funding Round  
Money Raised  
Dec 11, 2014
Uproxx Media Group
Series A - Uproxx Media Group
$18M

Exits

Number of Exits 
1
Chris DeWolfe has 1 exit - Uproxx Media Group.
Uproxx Media Group
Uproxx Media Group is a millennial focused digital media company, producing and distributing news/pop-culture content to nearly 50M users.

Jobs

Number of Current Jobs 
1
Number of Past Jobs 
1
Chris DeWolfe is the CEO at Jam City. Additionally, Chris DeWolfe has had 1 past job as the Co-Founder & CEO at Myspace.
Jam City
CEO
Mar 2010
Organization Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Myspace
Co-Founder & CEOAug 2003Mar 2009

Board and Advisor Roles

Number of Current Board & Advisor Roles 
3
Number of Past Board & Advisor Roles 
1
Chris DeWolfe holds 3 board and advisor roles including Board Member at Uproxx Media Group, Advisor at Trip.com, and Board Member at Jaypore.
Uproxx Media Group
Board Member
Nov 5, 2015
Trip.com
Advisor
Jun 14, 2010
Jaypore
Board Member
Organization Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Board of Directors

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