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Clarence Wooten

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder and Serial Entrepreneur / Product Architect / Investor 2 exits / Hopkins Grad

Founder and Serial Entrepreneur / Product Architect / Investor 2 exits / Hopkins Grad

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Product
  • UI/Design
I have an idea I'm commited to

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design

Involved In






Co-Founder & Chairman Progressly 2013 - present
Founder August 2014 - present
Founder & Chairman Progressly 2013 - present
Founder & Chairman January 2006 - present
Member of Board of Trustees Philadelphia University November 2009 - present
Founder & CEO Arrived January 2011 - November 2012
General Partner Venturepreneur Partners September 2004 - January 2006
Vice President Network Solutions/VeriSign November 1999 - June 2001
Co-founder & CEO March 1998 - November 1999


The Johns Hopkins University Business and Management

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Marketing
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Sales
  • • Engineering
  • • Angel investor
  • • Ruby on Rails
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Collaboration

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Venture capital • Social networking • Business Development • Entrepreneurship • User Experience Design

Key Accomplishments

Co-founder & Managing Partner and Managing Partner at recently launched the Traction API. A data-driven platform and marketplace that takes the fustration and hassle out of startup fundraising by letting your data do your pitching.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I'm a serial entrepreneur and venture investor. I've experienced the entire startup lifecycle (conceptualize, launch, iterate, scale and exit). This experience has taught me that building a successful startup is a team sport. As a result, team to me is everything. Join us in transforming the fundraising process.

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Clarence is an experienced entrepreneur who's incredibly resourceful, intelligent and able to see great opportunities in the market and quic ... kly drive things towards execution.
Alex Klaff
They're my friends  •  Founder & Chief Innovator, Innovative K Holdings.. Former CEO of 9th largest Directional Marketing agency, Brand experience junkie.
Clarence is an exceptionally well rounded and dynamic entrepreneur. Where others may excel in one or two segments of their business, Claren ... ce’s hunger for success, creativity and passion for excellence drive him to excel in all segments of his ventures. He is a visionary leader who is keenly focused on building disruptive products/organizations that solve real world problems and deliver exceptional stakeholder value.
They're my friends
great experience, aggressive, fantastic aesthetic sense
They're my friends
In my view Clarence is already a great entrepreneur. He is a serial entrepreneur. He has already experienced successful exits with positive ... returns to shareholders. He is smart, savvy, persuasive, analytical and really driven. He has a strong network and good relationships too. He is a winner.
Atul Kumar
CEO & Co-Founder of A++ Ventures. Also convenor of Healthy2050 which has a vision to have a Healthy World leveraging preventive health
Clarence is a visionary entrepreneur. He saw the need for having an enterprise scale social and professional collaboration network and built ... one. Very customer centric.
Joseph Flack
Partner, Biegel Waller Tax Advisory Services.
He is constantly alert for new opportunities where others do not see them. Clarence is persistent and reaching his goals.

Alex Klaff
They're my friends  •  Founder & Chief Innovator, Innovative K Holdings.. Former CEO of 9th largest Directional Marketing agency, Brand experience junkie.
Alex is very creative and resourceful. He also has entrepreneurial experience from prior ventures -- nothing teaches like experience. With h ... is skills and experience, he would be an asset to a founding team.

Malcolm Parrish
They're my mentor  •  iOS Developer, Cofounder at Bryt
Malcolm has the right mix of drive, analytical and technical skills to be a very successful entrepreneur. Not only does he write code, he's ... become a certified growth hacker through Tradecraft. He'd make a good partner in any endeavor.

Deanna Dial
We worked together  •  VP Product, Modernize. Previously Product Director, Handsome.. Rice grad.
She's worked with many startup's... She understands the level of execution required to launch and grow a successful product.