Jared Friedman

Jared Friedman (born 1984) is an American entrepreneur and angel investor.wikipedia
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Scribd

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He is the co-founder and CTO of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform, which has 80 million users.
Founded in 2007 by Trip Adler, Jared Friedman, and Tikhon Bernstam, and headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company is backed by Khosla Ventures, Y Combinator, Charles River Ventures, and Redpoint Ventures.

Trip Adler

Friedman co-founded Scribd with fellow Harvard University student Trip Adler.
Adler then built Scribd with Jared Friedman, a fellow Harvard student, and they attended Y Combinator in the summer of 2006.

Y Combinator

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The pair attended Y Combinator in the summer of 2006, and launched Scribd from a San Francisco apartment in March 2007.
As of February 2015, additional Y Combinator partners are Dalton Caldwell, founder of imeem and app.net; Jared Friedman, founder of Scribd; Kevin Hale, cofounder of Wufoo; Aaron Harris, cofounder of Tutorspree; Justin Kan, cofounder of Exec, Twitch.tv and Justin.tv; Attorneys Carolynn Levy and Jon Levy; Kat Manalac; Kirsty Nathoo; Geoff Ralston, creator of Rocketmail; and Michael Seibel, cofounder of Socialcam.

Entrepreneurship

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Jared Friedman (born 1984) is an American entrepreneur and angel investor.

Angel investor

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Jared Friedman (born 1984) is an American entrepreneur and angel investor.

Chief technology officer

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He is the co-founder and CTO of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform, which has 80 million users.

Harvard University

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Friedman co-founded Scribd with fellow Harvard University student Trip Adler.

San Francisco

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The pair attended Y Combinator in the summer of 2006, and launched Scribd from a San Francisco apartment in March 2007.

Social media

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In 2008, Scribd ranked as one of the top 20 social media sites according to Comscore.

Simon & Schuster

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In June 2009, Scribd launched Scribd Store, and shortly thereafter closed a deal with Simon & Schuster to sell ebooks on Scribd.

Subscription business model

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In October 2013, Scribd launched a subscription ebook service, and signed a deal with HarperCollins to make their backlist books available on Scribd.

E-book

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In October 2013, Scribd launched a subscription ebook service, and signed a deal with HarperCollins to make their backlist books available on Scribd.

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In October 2013, Scribd launched a subscription ebook service, and signed a deal with HarperCollins to make their backlist books available on Scribd.

Adobe Flash

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As CTO, Friedman led one of the earliest and largest site-wide transitions of Adobe Flash to HTML5.

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As CTO, Friedman led one of the earliest and largest site-wide transitions of Adobe Flash to HTML5.

Stop Online Piracy Act

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

Bloomberg L.P.

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

VentureBeat

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

Ars Technica

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

TechCrunch

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

Fox News

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Friedman was also notably opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and was quoted in Bloomberg, The Washington Post, VentureBeat, ArsTechnica, TechCrunch, and Fox News.

Parse (platform)

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His investments and advisory positions include: Parse (company), Swiftype, Creative Market, Vayable, MuckerLab, FundersClub, Goldbely, Instacart, JamLegend, Rickshaw, Madison Reed, Marco Polo, Colourlovers, Copyin, and Appszoom.

Swiftype

His investments and advisory positions include: Parse (company), Swiftype, Creative Market, Vayable, MuckerLab, FundersClub, Goldbely, Instacart, JamLegend, Rickshaw, Madison Reed, Marco Polo, Colourlovers, Copyin, and Appszoom.

Creative Market

His investments and advisory positions include: Parse (company), Swiftype, Creative Market, Vayable, MuckerLab, FundersClub, Goldbely, Instacart, JamLegend, Rickshaw, Madison Reed, Marco Polo, Colourlovers, Copyin, and Appszoom.