Rami Alkarmi builds lean startup Ecosystems





Geek. Investor. Growth Strategist.

A proud geek, investor, and widely recognized advisor and expert in strategy, lean startup ecosystems, business models, growth & distribution through big data and viral marketing, and corporate venturing.

In 2013, he founded Arcoten Holdings as his advising/investing vehicle where he partners with corporates, accelerators, and incubators to build lean startup ecosystems, and helps companies through providing expertise in growth, hands-on mentorship, access to capital, and helps companies iterate product and grow fast. From time to time, he also likes to build companies with friends and partners inside Arcoten.

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Nanigans COO Marc Grabowski

A couple weeks ago, we broke the news that Marc Grabowski, Yahoo’s VP of North American sales, had quit the company.

Now we know why.

He’s landed a big job, COO, at an ad tech startup called Nanigans.

Sources close to Yahoo management tell us Grabowski – and his relationships with agencies – will be missed at Big Purple.

Naningans co-founder and CEO Ric Calvillo sounds pretty happy about the turn of events.

From a statement:

“Marc understands all facets of online advertising, from sophisticated optimization techniques to the strategic opportunity that social advertising presents to businesses. We’re excited to have an online media veteran like Marc join our team during this time of high growth.”

Here is Nanigan’s boilerplate description of itself:

Nanigans develops market-leading Facebook Advertising software. The company’s Ad Engine™ platform automates the labor-intensive process of managing and optimizing large-scale Facebook Advertising campaigns to maximize ROI. Chosen by leaders in social gaming, e-commerce, technology and financial services, every day Nanigans delivers over 2 billion Facebook Ad impressions that drive over 2 million performance events such as installs, registrations and purchases.

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