Josh Abramson

TeePublic
Josh Abramson (born 1981) is an American entrepreneur, and co-founder of the comedy website CollegeHumor.wikipedia
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CollegeHumor

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Josh Abramson (born 1981) is an American entrepreneur, and co-founder of the comedy website CollegeHumor.
It was created by Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen in 1999.

TeePublic

He is one of the principal owners and founders of Connected Ventures, whose properties include Vimeo and BustedTees, and the owner and CEO of the crowdsourced T-shirt design company TeePublic.
The company was founded by Adam Schwartz and Josh Abramson, who had previously co-founded Vimeo and CollegeHumor.

United States

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Josh Abramson (born 1981) is an American entrepreneur, and co-founder of the comedy website CollegeHumor.

Entrepreneurship

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Josh Abramson (born 1981) is an American entrepreneur, and co-founder of the comedy website CollegeHumor.

Vimeo

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He is one of the principal owners and founders of Connected Ventures, whose properties include Vimeo and BustedTees, and the owner and CEO of the crowdsourced T-shirt design company TeePublic.

Crowdsourcing

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He is one of the principal owners and founders of Connected Ventures, whose properties include Vimeo and BustedTees, and the owner and CEO of the crowdsourced T-shirt design company TeePublic.

University of Richmond

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Abramson and Van Veen co-founded CollegeHumor in 1999 when they were both freshmen in college, Abramson at the University of Richmond and Van Veen at Wake Forest.

Wake Forest University

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Abramson and Van Veen co-founded CollegeHumor in 1999 when they were both freshmen in college, Abramson at the University of Richmond and Van Veen at Wake Forest.

Rochester Institute of Technology

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In 2001 they added Jakob Lodwick, a student at Rochester Institute of Technology, and Zach Klein, a friend of Van Veen's from Wake Forest.

San Diego

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The group moved the company to San Diego briefly before settling in New York City in 2004, where they set up shop in a 4,800 square-foot loft in TriBeCa.

New York City

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The group moved the company to San Diego briefly before settling in New York City in 2004, where they set up shop in a 4,800 square-foot loft in TriBeCa.

Tribeca

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The group moved the company to San Diego briefly before settling in New York City in 2004, where they set up shop in a 4,800 square-foot loft in TriBeCa.

Barry Diller

In 2006 Abramson and company sold 51% of Connected Ventures, CollegeHumor's parent company, whose properties include CollegeHumor, Vimeo and BustedTees, to Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp for a reported $20 million.

IAC (company)

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In 2006 Abramson and company sold 51% of Connected Ventures, CollegeHumor's parent company, whose properties include CollegeHumor, Vimeo and BustedTees, to Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp for a reported $20 million.

Redbubble

In October 2018, TeePublic was acquired by Redbubble, a global online marketplace based in Australia, for US$41 million.

BarkBox

Abramson has invested in several early-stage tech companies, including BarkBox, a subscription e-commerce and content company for dog-lovers, AmberJack, a booking platform for fishing trips, ManagedByQ, an office management platform, and Shinesty, a retro clothing company, among others.

FirstMark Capital

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In 2013 Abramson joined venture capital firm FirstMark Capital, the New York-based firm behind major companies like Pinterest and Shopify, in a venture partner role.

Pinterest

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In 2013 Abramson joined venture capital firm FirstMark Capital, the New York-based firm behind major companies like Pinterest and Shopify, in a venture partner role.

Timonium, Maryland

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Abramson grew up in Timonium, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore.

Maryland

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Abramson grew up in Timonium, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore.

Baltimore

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Abramson grew up in Timonium, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore.

Ricky Van Veen

He and fellow CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen were friends since the sixth grade and attended Dulaney High School together.

Dulaney High School

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He and fellow CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen were friends since the sixth grade and attended Dulaney High School together.