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WaitWhat is a digital media tech venture, based in New York. VC investment was provided by Capital One Growth Ventures, BurdaPrincipal Investments and Cue Ball Group.

Company Overview

Company Name
Company Status
Private & Independent
Digital Media & VR & AR
Funding Rounds

Contact Information

Mailing Address
26 Bdwy. 8th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Email Address

Company Background Information

WaitWhat is a joyful new start-up from former TED execs June Cohen and Deron Triff. For a combined 16 years, June and Deron launched and led media at TED --, TED Open Translation Project, TED Radio Hour, TED Books, TED in Cinema, etc. -- resulting in more than 1 billion annual views and listens of the organization's content.
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Company News
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Last Transaction

Financing History

Venture Equity
Venture Equity

Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
June Cohen
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VP - Administration
Mina Kurasawa
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VP - Bus. Development
Deron Triff
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VP - Engineering
Sarah Sandman
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VP - Engineering
Michael Twentyman
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VP - Finance
Edmund Cheng
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VP - Manufacturing
Jai Punjabi
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Company Investors

  • Capital One Growth Ventures
  • BurdaPrincipal Investments
  • Cue Ball Group (Tony Tjan)
  • Raga Partners (Atul Joshi)
  • Lupa Systems
  • Gingerbread Capital
  • Maywic Select Investments
  • Private Investors (Reid Hoffman)
  • Emerson Collective
  • Liminal Ventures
  • Private Investors (Ann Lovell)
  • Private Investors (Jacki Zehner)
  • Private Investors (Joi Ito)
  • Private Investors (Joshua Schacter)
  • Private Investors (Julia Popowitz)
  • Private Investors (Maria Thomas)
  • Private Investors (Roy Martin)
  • Private Investors (Scott Green)
  • Private Investors (William Allen)




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