Net Jacobsson is a former early Facebook executive, an entrepreneur and adventure capitalist with vast international experience from many pioneering companies from around the globe.
Net started out in Sweden at Ericsson Mobile Communications in the late 90s with user interface design. Net then led business development for instant messaging pioneering company ICQ before he joined Chinese browser company Maxthon in 2005 as partner & senior vice president. He was instrumental in growing Maxthon to over 1 Billion downloads.
In 2007 Net joined Facebook as Head of International business development with focus on user acquisition, new markets and early M&A opportunities. In addition, Net was responsible for Facebook's mobile business and led a number of high profile deals with mobile operators and handset manufacturers.
Net served on the Board of the Chinese Tinder, P1 (TanTan) acquired by MoMo for $735M in 2018. He was also an advisor to Crowdstar (sold to Glu Mobile 2016) OpenFeint (acquired by GREE, 2012) and to King.com prior to their IPO.
Net is passionate about technology and initiatives that makes the world a little bit better. See United Nation's 17 Global Goals.
Net is a passionate mountain biker and outdoors enthusiast. He shares his riding experiences with entrepreneurs and interesting people from around the world on his blog The Mountain Biking Venture Capitalist .
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