Rafael Furst Net Worth

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Rafael Furst Net Worth
Net Worth:
$10 Million

Rafael Furst net worth: Rafael Furst is an American entrepreneur, investor and professional poker player who has a net worth of $10 million. Rafael Furst holds an M.S. in Computer Science and B.S. in Symbolic Systems, both from Stanford University. Furst began his career as an artificial intelligence researcher at the Kestrel Institute. In 1996, he left the academia to co-found his first company, Pick'em Sports. The success of Pick'em Sports was followed by several other profitable ventures that were either launched or run by Furst. He was both a co-founder and Chief Technical Officer for Expert Insight, an educational media company. Furst invested in BugleMe, and he is also an advisor to the service that enables celebrities to connect with fans through audio messages. He is a technical advisor to iTripTV, a destination marketing company that aims at helping travelers connect with destinations via rich media across multiple platforms. Furthermore, Furst is an advisor to All Day Buffet, which has a mission to change the world through creativity and business. All in all, in the mid 1990s, he became the first round angel investor in over 30 start-ups that have generated over $1 billion in revenue and $450 million in liquidity to their stakeholders. Aside from the above, Rafael Furst is also a passionate poker player. In 2005, he ended first in the $1,500 no limit Texas hold 'em Ultimate Poker Challenge. One year later, Furst earned his first World Series of Poker bracelet. 2006 was also the year when he both made the final table and finished on top at $1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em preliminary event. As a pro, he is a regular online poker player at FullTiltPoker. However, Furst is most proud of his charity work. He is a board member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, which funds research that helps people understand how to prevent cancer. Furthermore, he is a member of the advisory council for the Decision Education Foundation, where young people are educated about sound decision making science.

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Rafael Furst

Rafe Furst is an entrepreneur, impact investor, writer, producer and poker player. He is Co-Founder of Crowdfunder and advises many projects that involve technology and social entrepreneurship. Furst has spoken about transformation of early-stage finance at TED, and in 2006,...
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