Dan Forootan

Sacramento, California, US

Founder @streamsend (acquire), Founder @ryzeo
Dan's Skills
Technical
Strategy
Product Management
Business Development
Marketing
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

36-55

About Dan

I'm a three times founder, mostly targeting higher side of SMB.

First company, EZ Web Hosting (bootstrapped), was acquired by Hostopia, now Deluxe.

Second company, StreamSend, (bootstrapped) was acquired by J2.

This company, Ryzeo, spun out off StreamSend.

Quote

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. - John Christian Bovee (1820-1904)

Work Experience

Founder/President

EZ Web Hosting

January 1998 - January 2008

Founded provider offering web hosting, JSP hosting, dedicated / managed servers, Acquired by Hostopia.

Founder/President

StreamSend

January 2004 - January 2017

Offering email marketing solutions. Acquired by J2.

Founder/President

Ryzeo

January 2017 - Today

Helping ecommerce companies increase revenues using automation and AI.

Education

UC Davis

Political Science, Managerial Economics

1999 - 2004

Stanford GSB

Executive Program for Growing Companies

2015 - 2015