Along with Kauffman Fellow Mamoon Hamid, Ted recently co-founded The Social+Capital Partnership, a stage agnostic fund focused on entrepreneurs in healthcare, education, financial services, and internet technologies.
Ted was previously a Partner at USVP, focused on investments in digital media, business and consumer software and mobile content and applications. Ted served on the boards of LivingSocial, Media6Degrees, and Savings.com, and was actively involved with 4INFO, National Banana, ON24 and Yoomba. Additionally, Ted was involved with Adify and Revolution Money from USVP's investment until their sales.
Before USVP, Ted was a Director at Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, heading up the Asia Pacific region where he built out WB's mobile content publishing business in Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and the Philippines. His work included working with brands such as Harry Potter, DC Comics, Tom & Jerry, and Looney Tunes.
Ted joined WB from Time Warner where he was a founding member of the Time Warner Investments group (previously AOL Investments). During his time there, the group invested in over sixty early-stage companies, and Ted led or co-led the sourcing, executing and managing of 12 companies, including Blackboard, Exent, PlanetOut, Shopping.com, and Vindigo.
Before Time Warner, Ted was at Credit Suisse in their media/telecom investment banking group, where he focused on the radio and communication tower sectors.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Ted holds a BS, with Honors, in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis. Ted enjoys tennis, mountain biking and the eternal suffering that is known only to Chicago Cubs fans.
Ted is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 12. He served his fellowship under mentor Arati Prabhakar at USVP in Menlo Park, CA.