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Erik Hovanec


Mr. Erik Hovanec serves as Chief Strategy Officer at Rubicon Project. He served as the Executive Advisor of Neural Analytics. Previously he had co-founded The Design Accelerator and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of LeisureLink. He works across all functional departments of Rubicon Project where he is tasked with overseeing and aligning programs in support of the company's vision and value proposition. This includes corporate development, strategy as well as various operational responsibilities. Erik has spent the last two decades helping to grow internet and technology companies in Southern California. At LeisureLink he was responsible for taking the company from a concept to millions in revenue and was honored as a Deloitte Fast 500 and Inc. 5000 award recipient. Prior to that he was an executive at Green Dot during the company's formative pre-IPO growth stage. Erik was an early employee at which became Overture Services, Inc and was eventually acquired by Yahoo! in 2003 after going public in 1999. Erik started his career as a management consultant for The Boston Consulting Group, and has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Princeton University.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

Erik Hovanec Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Cross Campus 08-May-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000 0000000 29-Jun-2014 0000 00000 00000 Other Software Startup 0000 0000000
Dockweiler Media 11-Dec-2013 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Startup 0000 0000000
BedAbroad 02-Aug-2013 Angel (individual) Real Estate Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000 0000000
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Erik Hovanec Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Erik Hovanec Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Erik Hovanec Angel Investor 0 Los Angeles, CA