Roger Dickey, Founder at Gigster (San Francisco)

Beirut Digital District 1280 - Bechara El Khoury, Nassif Yazigi Street Beirut, 0000
Beirut
Mon, Jan 28, 2019, 6:00 PM (EET)

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About this event

Roger Dickey is a serial entrepreneur and active angel investor. His first company was a local tutoring marketplace founded in 2006. He entered the social gaming industry in 2007 launching 19 apps on Facebook with the largest generating 300M+ page views per month. After an acquisition by Zynga, Roger went on to found Mafia Wars (100M users), FishVille (35M users), and five other titles in three years. Roger served as an international product team advisor for Zynga, helping the company grow their games in India, Japan, and China.

Since leaving Zynga, Roger founded Gigster, a managed software development marketplace which serves 10% of the Fortune 500 and thousands of small & medium sized companies. Gigster has raised over $32.5M in financing from investors including Andreessen-Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, and Greylock Partners.

Roger’s personal investments include Docker, Rappi, Addepar, Boom, OpenGov, ClassDojo, Unsplash, and Lambda School. He holds advisory roles with companies including Formation 8, Nest, OpenDoor, Disney Accelerator, and The Thiel Fellowship.

Speaker

  • Roger Dickey

    Roger Dickey

    Gigster

    Founder

    Roger Dickey is a serial entrepreneur and active angel investor (e.g Docker, Facebook, OpenGov, etc). He sold his company to Zynga and joined them to found Mafia Wars and other titles achieving $300m+ in annual revenue. Currently, Roger is CEO and Founder of Gigster, a managed software development marketplace that has raised over $32.5M from a16z, Redpoint Ventures, and Greylock Partners.

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  • When

    Monday, Jan 28
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EET)

    Where

    Beirut Digital District 1280
    Bechara El Khoury, Nassif Yazigi Street Beirut0000

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      Abdallah Absi

      Zoomaal.com

      Founder