Ariel Poler
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Ariel Poler

Entrepreneur, mentor and investor. Founder of IPRO, Topica & TextMarks. Director of Freedom Financial, Strava, StumbleUpon, LinkExchange & Odeo. Investor in AdMob, SlideShare, Optimizely, Thumbtack, Flixster, BrightRoll... Into Human Augmentatiion.

San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since May 10, 2011
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Type of investor Angel
Typical investment size $25,000 - $50,000
Typical investments in a year 3
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Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Investments made StumbleUpon Xobni Corporation Odeo RockYou! BrightRoll, Inc.
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1998 MIT , BS , Math & CS

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Ariel is an Internet entrepreneur, mentor and investor. He was the founder of IPRO, the first web analytics company, and of Topica, one of the first email communities. Ariel was board member of Kana Software, LinkExchange, Scan, Odeo and StumbleUpon. He currently serves on the boards of Freedom Financial, Returnly & Strava. Ariel’s angel investments include AdMob, Flixster, Slideshare, Thumbtack, Optimizely, BrightRoll, Instructables, LendingHome, Kongregate and NexTag. Ariel holds a B.S. in Mathematics with Computer Science from MIT and an MBA from Stanford University. He is originally from Venezuela and lives in San Francisco with his wife and three children. Ariel is addicted to kitesurfing.