Kent Lindstrom is a co-founder and General Partner of 8-Bit Capital.

Kent is the host of the Silicon Valley podcast “Something Ventured”, which features behind the scenes interviews with Silicon Valley insiders and was named one of Fortune’s “Best Business Podcasts.”

Prior to co-founding 8-Bit Capital, Kent was the COO of popular social news aggregator Nuzzel.

Previously, Kent was the COO of Neo, the global software division of Digital Garage, which merged with Pivotal.

Kent was an early advisor and investor at the pioneering social networking service Friendster. After helping to launch Friendster, Kent joined the company as the first member of the management team, and served as COO, CFO, and CEO of Friendster.

Kent has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and holds a CFA designation. Kent has also been a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School.

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