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Avi Zolty

Co-founder, Beatdeck

Los Angeles

From a young age, Avi has been passionate about becoming a successful businessman; he created his first company when only sixteen. Within the next year, he had established a multitude of popular teen nightclubs, which led to the foundation of the largest dub step promotion company in the south-east and a position as marketing director at one of the nation's top nightclubs. By 19, he had already amassed an impressive list of awards from various local and state competitions for his various software startups, including phishyourfriends, Tabbster, ActivitySplash, OhYah Media, and one of the first Facebook Apps - IRecommendIt as well as selling a domain to Paypal Execs before his 21st birthday.

After graduating YCombinator in Winter 2013 Avi moved to LA in 20131 to focus on a Music-Analytics platform called Beatdeck, which has since been acquired. While in LA he c0-founded Skurt and is currently working on Teen Startup Academy, a program aimed at helping high school students launch start-ups. His specialties lie in marketing, hacking and startup-building.

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