Marc Weiser is Founder and Managing Director of RPM Ventures, a seed and early stage venture firm focused on information technology. For RPM, Marc is currently involved with the boards of BountyJobs, Glyde, Mojo Motors, ShareThis and Xtime. He is also responsible for the firm’s investments in Giftly, SoFi, and Wide Open Spaces. Previous investments include: Applimation (acquired by Informatica – NASDAQ:INFA), OpenLane (acquired by Kar Holdings – NYSE: KAR), R4 Global Services (acquired by Verisign – NASDAQ:VRSN), RiverGlass (acquired by Allen Systems), and TetraVitae (acquired by Eastman Chemical – NYSE:EMN).
Prior to forming RPM, Mr. Weiser was an internet and software entrepreneur. He co-founded QuantumShift, a provider of web-based business-to-business technology and services focused on corporate telecommunications needs. He was also an early employee at MessageMedia (acquired by DoubleClick) where he pioneered some of the original methods for e-commerce and helped lead the company’s IPO.
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