Jordan Ritter, Founder | CEO (Atlas Informatics)

Mar 29, 2017, 1:00 – 3:15 AM

Jordan currently serves as founder and CEO of Atlas Informatics. The company recently raised $20.7 million from a group of investors including Microsoft, Nathan Myhrvold and Aspect Ventures. He is an accomplished technical entrepreneur and has served as a cofounder of companies like music company Napster, anti-spam platform Cloudmark and labor-as-a-service platform CloudCrowd.

In-person event

About this event

Jordan Ritter is an accomplished software architect and technical entrepreneur. He currently serves as founder and CEO of Atlas Informatics in Seattle. The company recently raised $20.7 million from a group of investors including Microsoft, Nathan Myhrvold and Aspect Ventures.

In 1999, Jordan became one of the original members of Napster, developing the technology with Shawn Fanning before the company was officially funded in August. Until his departure in November of 2000, Jordan primarily served as Chief Server Architect and was responsible for the server backend software and infrastructure, helping lead the technology to support 60 million users worldwide in less than a year.

In 2001 Jordan co-founded Cloudmark with Vipul Ved Prakash, building the world's first commercial machine-learning, reputation-based anti-spam platform, which today protects about 13% of all email inboxes on the Internet.

Check out what happened


  • Jordan Ritter, Founder | CEO

    Atlas Informatics



Wednesday, March 29, 2017
1:00 AM – 3:15 AM UTC


1:00 AMNetworking and Great Food
1:45 AMFireside Chat begins
3:00 AMFireside Chat ends


  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap inc

    Seattle Director

  • Shawn McGaff


    Co Director

  • Robert Green


    Outreach Ambassador

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies


Seed IP Law Group LLP logo

Seed IP Law Group LLP

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) logo

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)

Uniquely HR logo

Uniquely HR

Envision Response Inc. logo

Envision Response Inc.


Galvanize logo


Delicious Delivered logo

Delicious Delivered

About Startup Grind

This is Startup Grind. We are the world’s largest startup community.

Our Mission

To give startups everywhere the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.

Our Values

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving first, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Tools & Discounts for Startups

Take advantage of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey.

Global Conference

Our annual flagship event in Silicon Valley brings together thousands of startup teams, investors and organizations from all over the world.

Join the Startup Membership

This membership gives you free access to networking, events, mentorship, office hours, and other exclusive opportunities curated by Startup Grind HQ.