Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
Travis Kalanick is a successful entrepreneur in the areas of consumer Internet, p2p, and enterprise content delivery. His most recent company, Red Swoosh, was sold to Akamai Technologies in 2007. Prior companies include Scour, the world's first p2p search engine where Kalanick also attained the dubious distinction of having been sued for $250 billion. Today, Kalanick invests in and advises kick-ass startups founded by truly awesome entrepreneurs.
Just a few of the amazing companies and leaders Kalanick has invested in include: CrowdFlower, DeviantArt, Expensify, Formspring, Kareo, UberCab and Unvarnished. Travis Kalanick is also the sole proprietor and chief host of the JamPad, a place for top entrepreneurs and tech thought leaders to collaborate in jam sashes on company creation, company building, and various technology topics.