Biz Stone


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Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone (born March 10, 1974) is a co-inventor and co-founder of Twitter, Inc and also helped to create and launch Xanga, Blogger, Odeo, The Obvious Corporation and Medium. In 2012, Stone co-founded a start-up called Jelly Industries where he serves as CEO. The release of the Jelly app, a Q&A platform that relies on images, was officially announced in January 2014.

Stone graduated from Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He attended, but did not graduate from, both Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts.

Aside from Twitter, Stone is an angel investor and advisor in the startup community having backed companies in a diversity of industries such as Square, Nest Labs, Beyond Meat, Med
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Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur known best as the co-founder of Twitter, Medium, and now Jelly Industries where he currently serves as CEO. A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than fifteen years. Originally from Boston, Stone moved to California to work as an early Google employee. Stone is a... Read more of this blog post »
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Things a Little Bird Told M...

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Who Let the Blogs Out?: A H...

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“When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.”
Biz Stone, Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

“Your goals should be bigger than your ego,”
Biz Stone, Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.”
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