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Jeff Fluhr is the co-founder and former CEO of StubHub, the world’s largest online ticket marketplace for sports, concerts, theater and other live entertainment events. He’s also a General Partner at Craft Ventures, investing in marketplace and ecommerce companies such as Twilio, Warby Parker, and ZocDoc.
Jeff began his career working for the Blackstone Group in New York. While at Stanford Graduate School of Business, he entered the annual business plan competition with the idea of creating a trusted and transparent marketplace where fans could buy and sell tickets for sporting events and concerts.
He dropped out of school and co-founded StubHub in March 2000. By 2007, StubHub had over 400 employees, more than $600 million of gross merchandise volume and partnerships with many professional and college sports teams. Jeff served as CEO of StubHub until it was acquired by eBay for $310 million in 2007.
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