MyLikes is backed by leading venture capital firms and individual investors. Our Series A investment was led by Khosla Ventures and our angel round investors included Paul Buchheit, Georges Harik, Sanjeev Singh, Metamorphic Ventures, XG Ventures, Deepchand Nishar and Aydin Senkut.
We work closely with Vinod on company strategy and product vision. Vinod founded Sun Microsystems before founding Khosla Ventures, one of the leading VC firms in Silicon Valley. You can read more about Vinod on Wikipedia.
Paul Buchheit is a prominent entrepreneur and angel investor. We are proud to have him on our Board. He was an early employee at Google, where he worked as a Software Engineer from 1999 to 2007. He created and led development of Gmail and also developed the original prototype of Google AdSense. In 2007, he co-founded FriendFeed which was acquired by Facebook in 2009. He is currently a partner at YCombinator. You can read more about Paul on Wikipedia.
Joe Kraus is the founder of Excite, JotSpot, and DigitalConsumer.org, along with his long-time business partner Graham Spencer. Currently, Kraus is an Investment Partner on the Google Ventures team. You can read more about Joe on Wikipedia.
Rishad is the Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at VivaKi - a Publicis Groupe company which is responsible for developing next generation digital platforms across the various Publicis agencies - RazorFish, Digitas and Starcom MediaVest. Previously, Tobaccowala was CEO of Publicis Groupe futures practice Denuo.
David is a partner with Metamorphic Ventures. Previously, he spent eight years at Google where he started as the second employee in Google's New York office and on the founding team that launched Google's advertising monetization strategy and execution.
Deep Nishar is the Senior Vice President of Products and User Experience at LinkedIn. He went to LinkedIn from Google, where he headed product strategy for the Asia-Pacific region, led the company’s worldwide mobile initiatives, and built the back-end systems used for managing Google's global customer base.