Brian Wong (Kiip)

Invoke Labs 313 - 1 Alexander St. V6A 1B2 Vancouver
Vancouver
Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 6:30 PM (PST)

About this event

Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), a category creating mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising by leveraging “moments of achievement” in games and apps. Backed by IPG, Hummer Winblad, Relay Ventures, True Ventures, Digital Garage and others, the company has raised $15.4 million in funding to date. Kiip has been named one of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, listed by Forbes as one of the 4 Hot Online Ad Companies to Put on Your Watch List and included on the Dow Jones FasTech50 List. Called the youngest person to ever receive venture capital funding by CNBC and The Wall Street Journal, Brian received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia at age 18, after skipping four K-12 grades. He has been recognized with many awards for his accomplishments and leadership, including: the Top 20 Under 20 awards for all of Canada; Business Insider’s Top 25 Under 25 in Silicon Valley, 30 Under 30 in Advertising and 18 Most Important People in Mobile Advertising; Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2011 and 2012; Mashable’s Top 5 Entrepreneurs to Watch; iMedia 25; One of AdWeek’s Seven Would-be Mobile Titans; and the AdAge Creativity Top 50. Before starting Kiip, Brian led key publisher and tech partnerships at the social news website Digg.com, where he accelerated the company’s mobile presence by launching the Digg Android mobile app.

Speaker

  • Brian Wong

    Brian Wong

    Kiip

    Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced "keep"), a category-creating mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising through an innovative platform that leverages "moments of achievement" in games and apps to simultaneously benefit users, developers and advertisers.

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  • When

    Thursday, Mar 6
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (PST)

    Where

    Invoke Labs
    313 - 1 Alexander St.
    V6A 1B2 Vancouver

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