Andrew Dumont, Curious capital
Andrew Dumont is a serial technologist with a passion for building, growing and investing in early-stage companies.
He's currently the founder of Curious Capital. Previously, Andrew worked as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Betaworks, a startup studio that has invested in companies like Tumblr and AirBnB, and has created companies like Bitly, Giphy and Chartbeat. This led him to his most recent role as the Chief Marketing Officer at Bitly.
Since the age of 18, Andrew has been building and growing startup companies like Moz (>$35M in revenue), Seesmic (acquired by Hootsuite), Stride (acquired by ProsperWorks) and Tatango. He's worked across all areas of the customer acquisition funnel, from awareness through retention, with a heavy emphasis on SaaS and consumer internet. Andrew also advises at groups like Techstars and Startup Weekend, and is an occasional columnist for Inc. Magazine.
Forbes named Andrew one of 30 innovators under the age of 30 in marketing, the United Nations appointed him an entrepreneurial delegate, and he's spoken around the globe on all topics digital.
A proud Seattle native, Andrew currently splits time between Seattle and New York City with his beloved espresso machine and obligatory Nirvana albums.