Mr. Kevin Hartz is a Co-Founder of Y Ventures. Mr. Hartz is a Co-Founder and serves as the Executive Chairman at Eventbrite. He formerly served as Partner at Founders Fund. He was previously Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Xoom Corporation, an international money transfer company, servicing more than 40 countries worldwide. Xoom is backed by Sequoia Capital, NEA, Fidelity Ventures, Stanford University and Peter Thiel. He began his career as a product manager and later co-founded ConnectGroup, a start-up providing high-speed Internet access to the hotel industry. ConnectGroup was acquired by Lodgenet (NASDAQ: LNET). He holds a BA and BS from Stanford University, as well as an MA from Oxford University (University College). He has been an active early stage investor and advisor to start-ups including PayPal, Geni, Friendster, TripIt, Flixster, Adnectar, Yammer, TokBox, iControl, Boku, Lookout, Anonymizer, Palantir and Trulia and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Xoom, Lookout, TownHog and TokBox (observer).