Jason Calacanis Net Worth
Jason Calacanis Net Worth: Jason Calacanis is an American entrepreneur and Internet blogger who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1970, Jason Calacanis majored in psychology at Fordham University in New York. After graduation, he founded media company Rising Tide Studios, a publishing business that dealt with online and print magazines. He was a major part of Silicon Alley in New York during the mid-90s and used his media background to publish the "Silicon Alley Reporter". It started as a 16-page newsletter and quickly grew into a magazine with nearly 300 pages and a companion issue that focused on the West Coast. The publication died with the bursting of the dot-com bubble. Calacanis went on to develop Weblogs, Inc. in 2003 with business partner Brian Alvey. Two years later, America Online bought the company for an estimated $25-30 million. In the meantime, while also working with Weblogs, Calacanis assumed the rule of General Manager for Netscape, which he held until 2006. That year, he took a position with Sequoia Capital, and in 2007, he founded search engine Mahalo.com. His other business ventures include the LAUNCH Conference, ThisWeekIn.com, and Angel Investing. Calacanis has put money into companies such as SignPost, Gowalla, ubermedia, Thumbtack and Uber.