Ariel Poler

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
Looking for technologies that make us superhuman! Quote_down
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel
Typical investment size $25,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - $100k
Typical investments in a year 4
Categories of interest
Locations of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Investments made, StumbleUpon, Xobni Corporation,, Odeo, RockYou!, BrightRoll, Inc.
1998 MIT , BS , Math & CS
Stanford Business School , MBA

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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.