James Currier is an Entrepreneur and Investor in Silicon Valley. He was an early proponent of social media and growth systems, and founded Tickle in 1999. Tickle grew to 80 employees, nearly 200 million registered users, and $38 million in revenue before selling to Monster in 2004. In 2007, with Stan Chudnovsky, James founded Ooga Labs to incubate digital businesses. In 2008, Ooga spun out WonderHill, a casual games company, which was funded by CRV and Shasta. WonderHill's biggest game was Dragons of Atlantis. Wonderhill grew to $60M in revenue and merged with Kabam in 2010. In 2011, Ooga spun out Jiff, a secure network and marketplace for connecting the mobile health ecosystem to the heath care industry. Jiff was funded by Aberdare Ventures, Venrock, Rosemark Smart Capital, GE, J&J, and Towers Watson. The company eventually merged with Castlight (NASDAQ: CSLT) in 2017. In 2012, Ooga spun out IronPearl, a growth analytics SaaS tool which was acquired by PayPal the following year. In 2015, James co-founded NFX Guild with Stan Chudnovsky and Gigi Levy-Weiss. NFX is a seed stage venture capital firm at www.nfx.com.
Frank Westermann is CEO and Co-founder of mySugr GmbH, a mobile health company focused on diabetes. mySugr is one of the world's most popular mobile diabetes management solutions, helping more than 1,6 million users worldwide to ''make diabetes suck less''. Today mySugr operates out of two offices. It’s global headquarters is in Vienna, Austria and the North America office is in San Diego, USA. Frank lives in San Diego and is currently focusing on building up mySugr’s North American business. Frank and his team raised more than 7M€ of investments and grew the company to more than 125 employees since it’s foundation in 2012. In June 2017, mySugr was acquired by Roche for an undisclosed sum.