Mike Mike Mann [VTalk]

[Michael would be giving a virtual talk at WDD.2014.]

One of the most successful domain investors ever,  Mike is the founder and chairman of Grassroots.org (501c3), a global network providing free services to non-profits and promoting social action. He also founded and manages Make Change! Trust, a charitable fund that supports select 501c3 organizations. See http://grassroots.org/ and http://makechangetrust.org/

Mike is founder of successful, active, for-profit corporations also including Phone.com, SEO.com, Skateboards.com, DomainMarket.com, Yield Software, BrowserMedia, Graphics.net, and others. In many cases his companies exchange resources, talent and technologies in their never-ending quest to deliver innovative, profitable digital products and services.

In 1994 he founded Internet Interstate, which he sold to Verio Inc. in 1997.

In 1998, he founded BuyDomains.com (now NameMedia), the world’s largest secondary market for domain names, and sold majority interest to Highland Capital and Summit Partners in 2005, along with the “Seeq.com” search engine portal. See http://buydomains.com/

Between 1998 and 2001, Mike served as the founding Chairman of the non-profit ByteBack.org, which is an innovator in operating free computer and job training centers serving inner-city communities.

Mike is the author of Make Millions and Make Change! a book focused on making money in small business so we can better serve society. Please see http://www.makemillions.com/

Contact: mikemann at mikemann dot com










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