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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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.

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

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

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