General Partner at CRV
San Francisco Bay Area
Carebadges.com (Acquired - Facebook Causes)
Lehman Venture Capital
January 1999 to May 2001
Advisory Board Member
June 2007 to November 2015
May 1997 to January 1999
General Partner and Venture Capitalist
Menlo Park, CA
Flixster, RockYou, Admob, Xobni, Voicestar, Frengo and others...
BrightRoll (Formerly Postroller)
Viki, Inc. (Sold to Rakuten)
June 2008 to August 2013
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Instructor of StartupGarage (356)
September 2011 to March 2014
Vice President, Customer Acquisition
July 2004 to August 2006
$34 million private equity transaction
July 2003 to August 2004
What company does Saar Gur work for?
Saar Gur works for Carebadges.com (Acquired - Facebook Causes)
What is Saar Gur's role at Carebadges.com (Acquired - Facebook Causes)?
Saar Gur is Co-Founder
What industry does Saar Gur work in?
Saar Gur works in the Internet industry.
💼 Past Experience
Saar Gur's total experience in the fields of business and technology spans over 8 years and 6 months. Saar Gur has been responsible for private equity transactions, as a senior entrepreneur and as an instructor/investor at Stanford Graduate School of Business.Saar Gur has a background in product, technology and organizational development and strategy, as well as a focus on entrepreneurs. He has worked with a number of companies, most notably BrightRoll, Postroller, and Rakuten.
Saar Gur has a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Saar Gur currently works as a research scientist at Google.Saar Gur's professional background:Saar Gur has a professional background as a research scientist at Google. Saar Gur has worked on a variety of projects in their research scientist role at Google. In their most recent role, they are working on a project focused on understanding how oxytocin affects the body and mind. Saar Gur is originally from Germany, and has resided in the United States since 2003.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
saar Gur's notable skills and experience include:As a general partner at CRVSaar Gur, Saar Gur has a wealth of experience in the business world. Gur has been involved in a number of world-changing startups, including Doordash (a food delivery service), Patreon (a social media platform for artists), Ring (a health and fitness app), and Classpass (an online school). Gur also has experience in areas such as customer acquisition and business development. Gur joined Adteractive in its very early days, helping to build the company into a $120mm businesses. Gur is also responsible for the acquisition of two companies and a few major advertiser relationships. Gur is a champion for the businessinternally and with outside partners.Saar Gur has a degree in business from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Saar Gur also has experience in industry specialist such as customer acquisition and business development, and in areas such as financial planning and technology.
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 4 month(s)
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