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Saar Gur

General Partner, Charles River Ventures

Saar is a General partner with Charles River Ventures and focuses on consumer investments for the firm.  At CRV, Saar led investments in Progress Financial, Altius and Blippy, and was involved with CRV’s investments in Twitter, LilGreenPatch (acquired by Playdom), and Viki.  Prior to joining CRV, Saar was an angel investor in a number of other companies including Admob (acquired by Google), Flixster, Rockyou, and Xobni.  Saar was also a co-founder of BrightRoll, the world’s leading Internet video advertising network, and a co-founder of Carebadges.com, acquired by Facebook Causes, where he remains an active advisor.  Previously, Saar was VP of Customer Acquisition at Adteractive, a performance-based marketing company.  Most recently, Saar launched FounderDating, an endeavor aimed at helping talented entrepreneurs find cofounders and compelling business ideas.