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Ed Sussman

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Co-founder/CEO, Swipefy; CEO / Co-founder /CEO,; President, and; Executive Editor, Inc. Mag.

Co-founder/CEO, Swipefy; CEO / Co-founder /CEO,; President, and; Executive Editor, Inc. Mag.

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
I have an idea I'm commited to

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development

Involved In





Managing Director, Business Websites ( and Fast Gruner + Jahr U.S.A. 2003 - 2004
CEO / Co-founder / Board Chairman Buzzr October 2008 - present
President, Mansueto Digital ( and Mansueto Ventures January 2004 - October 2008
Executive Vice President / Senior Vice President (Inc. and Fast Company) Mansueto Ventures 2004 - 2008
Adjunct Professor NYU, Business and Economic Reporting Program 2003 - 2006
Executive Editor Inc. Magazine January 2002 - January 2004
Managing Director, Business Websites ( and Fast Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG 2003 - 2004
Senior Editor Worth Media November 1999 - November 2002
Founding Senior Editor P.O.V. Magazine June 1995 - November 1999


Duke University School of Law
University of Pennsylvania History

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Mobile

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Marketing • Fundraising • Contract negotiation • Digital Media • Business Development • Marketing Strategy • Mobile Apps • Online publishing • Social Media

Key Accomplishments

Grew and 600% in four years to more than $11 million in revenue.

Founded first company that created a commercial product from Drupal.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Co-founders should be driven to be on the team of a great consumer app. I believe in agile as a model for running a business as well as product development. NYC-based strongly preferred.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Taub Swartz
We worked together  •  Chief Financial Officer & Board Member, Buzzr. Previously Managing Director, SL Hare Capital, Inc.. Wharton grad.
Leveraging his legally-trained mind, Ed has the ability to analyze and predict trends in the business world. He is well-versed in the chall ... enges faced by both start-up and middle stage companies.
Harold Bolling
We worked together  •  Previously Business Development Consultant, Zapp360. Previously Director, Digital Revenue Development, Cox Media Group.
Ed has been a great entrepreneur having launched buzzer.comand growing it to what it is today. He is thoughtful and an absolutely great coll ... aborator. I worked with him for several years prior to his current venture and we accomplished so much together.
David Grossman
We worked together  •  Vice President, Product and Marketing, Backstage. Previously Director of Business Development, Inc. Magazine. University of Delaware grad.