Join us on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 7pm for a unique opportunity to meet and network with Chief Sumo Noah Kagan.
Noah is the Founder of AppSumo, former Director of Marketing at Mint Software (acquired by Intuit for $170M) and former product manager at Facebook. Noah has travelled all the way from Austin, Texas to check out the startup community in Ottawa.
We have reserved “Fox 2″, the large private room upstairs at the Fox & Feather on Elgin Street.
More about Noah (from Wikipedia):
In late 2005, Kagan joined Facebook as employee #30, where he served as product manager for eight months. During his time he is credited with pioneering the Facebook status update and it’s mobile application with Mark Slee. After Facebook, he then became Mint software employee #4 as the director of marketing in December 2006. At Mint, Kagan developed the initial marketing strategy for the launch of the website which now has over 7 million users.
After Mint, in June 2007, Kagan founded his first major company, KickFlip, a payment company for social games. Kickflip was the #1 Facebook app company of its time and would eventually become Gambit, which served over 40 million users, had $18 million in revenue, and was the #2 payments company for Facebook games.
In March of 2010 Kagan founded AppSumo, a daily deals website for digitally distributed goods. Today, the website has over 700,000 active subscribers and is particularly popular among the startup community.
By Aydin Mirzaee