Friday, May 17, 2013

Forward your Product or Business to the Next Step - YOUNIVERSITY Ventures

The Youniversity Ventures helps all talented teams with innovative products to take fast forward to the next step. The team working in YOUNIVERSITY VENTURES provides mentorship, expertise, contacts, and access to capital. No more details about the company has been found on the web portals but it has formed by some successful entrepreneurs and angels the co-founder of the popular video sharing website YouTube, Jawed Karim. Meet the team below:

Kevin Hartz:
Kevin is the co-founder of Eventbrite, a popular event registration service. Previously, Kevin was co-founder and CEO of Xoom Corporation, an international money transfer company providing service in over 30 countries. Kevin also co-founded ConnectGroup, a start-up providing high-speed Internet access to the hotel industry. ConnectGroup was acquired by Lodgenet in 1998. Kevin holds a BA and BS from Stanford University and an MA from Oxford University. He has been an early-stage investor and advisor to startups such as PayPal,, Friendster,, and Trulia. Kevin is also a Sequoia Technology Partner at Sequoia Capital. You can see his full list of affiliations at

Jawed Karim:
Jawed Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany, in 1979 and moved to West Germany in 1980. His father, Naimul Karim, is a Bangladeshi American researcher at 3M. His mother, Christine Karim, is a German scientist and research associate professor of biochemistry at the University of Minnesota. Jawed co-founded the YouTube to enable individuals worldwide to broadcast themselves. Prior to YouTube, he was one of the first engineers at PayPal. Jawed received a BS in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MS in computer science from Stanford University. He is a Sequoia Technology Partner at Sequoia Capital.

Keith Rabois:
Keith is Chief Operating Officer at Square, the innovative new payments company founded by Jack Dorsey that empowers anyone to accept payments everywhere. Keith specializes in transforming early-stage startups into successful businesses and has deep expertise in the financial services industry and government affairs. An accomplished executive, entrepreneur and angel investor, Keith has held leadership roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide and began his career practicing law at the prestigious Sullivan & Cromwell. Keith was an early investor in several high-profile Internet companies including YouTube and currently serves on the board of directors of Yelp, Xoom, and Milo. Keith holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree in political science from Stanford University. He is also a Sequoia Technology Partner at Sequoia Capital.

For more details you can visit their web portal: YOUNIVERSITY VENTURES.

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