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Mark Pincus

CEO, Cofounder

1995

Freeloader, Inc.

Pincus founded his first startup, Freeloader, Inc.Freeloader was backed by Fred Wilson and Softbank. The company was acquired seven months after its launch by Individual, Inc., for $38 million.

1997

Support.com

He started his second company, Support.com, which went Public in 2000 at $1.5B valuation.

2003

Tribe.net

At age 37, Pincus founded his third startup, Tribe.net, an early social network

2007

Zynga

Pincus founded his fourth company, Zynga Inc. Zynga developed games on top of social networks such as Facebook, Myspace, and Bebo.

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