20% of the founders in BusinessWeek Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs 2011 in Startups Open Sourced

20% of the founders in BusinessWeek Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs 2011 in Startups Open Sourced

by Jared Tame on May 17, 2011




Here’s the full paginated list, there’s also a list compiled below for faster viewing.

For our annual survey of the most promising technology entrepreneurs, Bloomberg Businessweek’s editors and writers weighed input from venture capitalists, angel investors, and other representatives of startups. We also relied on an ongoing direct dialogue with readers and startup founders and on the expertise of our editorial staff. Each slide lists the company name, executives aged 30 and under, a business description, and the wisest funding decision that executives feel they have made.

LearnVest – Alexa von Tobel; 27; $4.5 million
Meraki – Sanjit Biswas (29); $40 million
Wealthfront – Dan Carroll (29); $10 million
Tutorspree – Aaron Harris (26); Ryan Bednar (25); Josh Abrams (27); $1 million
TrialPay – Alex Rampbell (29); $30 million
GroupMe – Jared Hecht (24); Steve Martocci (29); $11.5 million
Automattic/WordPress – Matt Mullenweg (27); $30.6 million
Quora – Adam D’Angelo (26); Charlie Cleever (29)
Hearsay – Clara Shih (29); Steve Garrity (29); $3.1 million
WePay – Rich Aberman (26); Bill Clerico (25); $9.2 million
Bump – Jake Mintz (28); David Lieb (30); $20 million
Greplin – Daniel Gross (19); Robby Walker (27); $4.8 million
ADstruc – John Laramie (26); $1.1 million
OnSwipe – Jason Baptiste (26); $1 million
Hipmunk – Adam Goldstein (23); Steve Huffman (27); $5.2 million
Groupon – Andrew Mason (30); $1.1 billion
Path – Dave Morin (30); $11.2 million
Instagram – Kevin Systrom (27); Mike Krieger (25); $7.5 million
Disqus – Daniel Ha (25); $14.5 million
LivingSocial – Tim O’Shaughnessy (29); $632 million

Congratulations founders!

 

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