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PRIVILEGED ANDCONFIDENTIALPRESENTATION* Not for distribution without express written permission       OPPORTUNITIES, OPPOR...
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 SAY       HELLO TO          OPPORTUNITIES?                                          Frank wanted to create a research a...
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 WHO                                      IS FRANK?OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ...
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 FRANK IS…                  “the go-to guy”                                                                             ...
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 FRANK IS…                   “…the new best friend                    of his next startups                    CEO, CTO, ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                      “…my strategic partner…”                                                            ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                “…unbelievably                               conscientious…”              ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                                “rational”                                                ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “… The star of the show,                 other than MySQL of course,                   ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                       “… much of my success                              relied on                       ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                      “… dedicated …”                                                     ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                      “…one of my favorite                          people…”                              ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                          “intelligent”                                                   ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                    “…one of those all too rare                       tech maestros …”                    ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?           “one of the sharpest guys”                                                                     ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                          “intelligent”                                                   ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “…we had to force him to                    step away from the work-                   ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                 “…a great range of skills and                       knowledge …”                         ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                    “…he goes a mile deep …”                                                              ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                 “…he knows a lot about a lot                         more…”                              ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “…can take a step back and                    tap effectively into the                  ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                 “…Ill probably never forgive                 him for leaving us, but I sure              ...
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                               “… very skilled at                                  identifying                          ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                            “… very good at                          communicating the                    ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “… a tremendous asset                   to any organization…”                           ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                       “… [his] talent and                  professionalism is a desired                  ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                          “… a great asset to any                             organization …”             ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                        “… a standout in the                             industry…”                       ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “… a stellar technologist …”                                                            ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “… certainly among the best                       in the industry…”                     ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “… one of the best co-               workers I have worked with in                   a n...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                          “…a MySQL guru…”                                                                ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                    “… a global top-10 MySQL                              DBA”                            ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                    “… a strategic visionary …”                                                           ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                            “… results oriented… ”                                                        ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                             “… a very dependable                                 individual …”           ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “… a standout in his               approach to the challenges at                       ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                        “… technically sound …”                                                           ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                  “… a valuable team                                     member…”         ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                           “… a very smart, very                          dedicated individual …”         ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                    “… has a very clear                  understanding of todays                technologi...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                    “… incredibly dedicated …”                                                            ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                 “… hard-working…”                                                        ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                “… posses a good work ethic                            …”                                 ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “… takes pride in his usually                       excellent work…”                    ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                 “… I learned a great deal …”                                                             ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                 “… incredibly personable …”                                                              ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                         “… because of Franks                        initiative … the company             ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                               “… a critical thinker ”                                                    ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                 “… exceptional strategic and                      analytical skills”                     ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                 “… has the ability to                                     deliver…”      ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                “… a tremendous addition to                 any team evaluating online                   m...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                     “… the very definition of                        "MySQL expert"…”                    ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                  “… an expert in the field of                 database administration and                ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “… At this point, he must be                    the foremost expert on                 ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                        “… always willing to help                              others …”                  ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?               “… the aptitude and vision for                planning, development and                mana...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “… I have seen his skills                 increase and extend relative                 ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                     “… I have seen him                personally handle large scale                disast...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “… highly respected within                   MySQL Inc and the MySQL                   ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                        “… an expert and peer                       among a small number of               ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                   “… Let him impress you …”                                                              ...
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 WHO IS FRANK?                                        “… you wont be                                        disappointed...
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 THIS                                   IS FRANK            ENTREPRENEUR
               COMMITTED TO FOSTERING ENTREPREN...
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 WHAT CAN FRANK DO FOR YOU?OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN...
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 PRESENTATIONS By Frank Mashraqi                     Seated in the order of total                     Internet traffic r...
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 PRESENTATIONS BY FRANK?               O Startup Scalability Strategies: How to Grow Up Without Blowing Up?             ...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS         FARHAN                           Frank started going to his mom’s office, then named...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                                          Scaled Fotolog’s aging infrastructure            FO...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                                          SEO efforts            FOTOLOG                     ...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                                          Monetization            FOTOLOG                    ...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                        XGRAPH            O An advertising company that uses graph data to sc...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                        XGRAPH            O

Successfully integrated with one of the largest ...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                                          O Negotiated inclusion in Amazon’s private beta pro...
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 CAREER          HIGHLIGHTS                                          O Advised founder and technical teams during time o...
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 OPEN SOURCE   EXPERIENCE        CONTENT ★  DRUPAL                                                   ★ WORD PRESS     MA...
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      Why bring Frank on board?OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FA...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                              to minimize your risksOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                            to minimize your costsOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FO...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                   to bring your team on board                          with your plans!OPPORT...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                           to scale and cut time to                             market concurr...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                      to grow organically while                     steering away from search ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                           to smile at your partner                           meetings knowing...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                     to give your team the                information they need to help       ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                to connect and negotiate with                    top of the line vendorsOPPORT...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                 to experience first hand why                  Dave McClure called Frank      ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                  to help eliminate the state of                           uncertaintyOPPORTUN...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                 to architect without having to                           re-architectOPPORTUN...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                      to build a lean startup that                       you’ll not have to re...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                 to ensure you’re getting your                   money’s worth from your      ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                to protect what you have builtOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                           to think outside the boxOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO F...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                              for integration without                                     disr...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                   for migration without loss of                               dataOPPORTUNITI...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                for competing with big names                   while bootstrapping your       ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                  To communicate your vision                      across your teamsOPPORTUNITI...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                 To do exactly what has to be                            doneOPPORTUNITIES, OP...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                          To utilize the most                      opportunities and to make  ...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                To know rather than to guessOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VE...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                       to focus on things you do                                  bestOPPORTUN...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                           to create value for your                                 stakeholde...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                    to create a solid foundationOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCU...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                   to assume the impossible is                           possibleOPPORTUNITIES...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                        to embrace change that                        brings you closer to you...
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD?                                                          to let                     keep movi...
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  1. 1. +1.408.FRANK.MASH
 +1.888.5.GOTOGUY

  2. 2. PRIVILEGED ANDCONFIDENTIALPRESENTATION* Not for distribution without express written permission OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 SAY HELLO TO OPPORTUNITIES?O
 FRANK IN PEOPLE’S WORDSO! FRANK IN HIS OWN WORDSO
 WHAT DOES FRANK BELIEVE?O! WHY BRING OPPORTUNITIES ON BOARD? OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 SAY HELLO TO OPPORTUNITIES? Frank wanted to create a research and consulting firm to foster NO
FOCUS
 entrepreneurship. He thought of the name NO FOCUS VENTURES NO FOCUS VENTURES became SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, SWOT
 Opportunities, Threats) VENTURES Thinking optimistically, Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & O4
 Threats all become Opportunities, therefore the name O4 was born. OPPORTUNITIES
 “OPPORTUNITIES” conveys a much more positive message and Therefore Frank registered it as his Doing Business As (DBA name)OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK?OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 FRANK IS… “the go-to guy” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 FRANK IS… “…the new best friend of his next startups CEO, CTO, or CFO.” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…my strategic partner…” RACHEL GLICKMAN CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER, FOTOLOG (3RD LARGEST SOCIAL NETWORK AND 13TH LARGEST WEBSITE BY TRAFFIC) OCTOBER 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…unbelievably conscientious…” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “rational” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… The star of the show, other than MySQL of course, is Farhan Mashraqi of Fotolog.…” TODD HOFF HIGHSCALABILITY.COMOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… much of my success relied on Business Operations and Tech Development …” Frank was Director of Business Operations and Technical Strategy! RACHEL GLICKMAN CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER, FOTOLOG (3RD LARGEST SOCIAL NETWORK AND 13TH LARGEST WEBSITE BY TRAFFIC) OCTOBER 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… dedicated …” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…one of my favorite people…” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “intelligent” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…one of those all too rare tech maestros …” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “one of the sharpest guys” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “intelligent” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…we had to force him to step away from the work- station and take a day off several times…” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…a great range of skills and knowledge …” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…he goes a mile deep …” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…he knows a lot about a lot more…” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…can take a step back and tap effectively into the business objectives…” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…Ill probably never forgive him for leaving us, but I sure hope to work with him in the near future…” ADAM SEIFER [ CO-FOUNDER FOTOLOG, CO-FOUNDER SIXDEGREES.COM (CO-INVENTOR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING) ] August 11, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 “… very skilled at identifying opportunities …” Frank was Director of Business Operations and Technical Strategy! RACHEL GLICKMAN CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER, FOTOLOG (3RD LARGEST SOCIAL NETWORK AND 13TH LARGEST WEBSITE BY TRAFFIC) PREVIOUSLY: AOL / TIME WARNER CURRENTLY: SVP LOTAMEOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… very good at communicating the complex in simple terms …” RACHEL GLICKMAN CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER, FOTOLOG (3RD LARGEST SOCIAL NETWORK AND 13TH LARGEST WEBSITE BY TRAFFIC) PREVIOUSLY: AOL / TIME WARNER CURRENTLY: SVP LOTAMEOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a tremendous asset to any organization…” RACHEL GLICKMAN CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER, FOTOLOG (3RD LARGEST SOCIAL NETWORK AND 13TH LARGEST WEBSITE BY TRAFFIC) PREVIOUSLY: AOL / TIME WARNER CURRENTLY: SVP LOTAMEOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… [his] talent and professionalism is a desired asset in any business environment” CYNTHIA HERNANDEZ DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING, FOTOLOG AUGUST 2, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a great asset to any organization …” LUIS MONDESI SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 8, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a standout in the industry…” OMOLOLU KING DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS OPERATIONS, FOTOLOG SEPTEMBER 6, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a stellar technologist …” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… certainly among the best in the industry…” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… one of the best co- workers I have worked with in a number of years…” LUIS MONDESI SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 8, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “…a MySQL guru…” DAVE MCCLURE [PAYPAL, LINKEDIN, SLIDESHARE, TWILLIO, STARTONOMICS] February 4, 2009OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a global top-10 MySQL DBA” MARC SIMONY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LOGICWORKSOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a strategic visionary …” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… results oriented… ” MARC SIMONY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LOGICWORKSOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a very dependable individual …” OMOLOLU KING DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS OPERATIONS, FOTOLOG SEPTEMBER 6, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a standout in his approach to the challenges at hand…” CYNTHIA HERNANDEZ DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING, FOTOLOG AUGUST 2, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… technically sound …” OMOLOLU KING DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS OPERATIONS, FOTOLOG SEPTEMBER 6, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a valuable team member…” CYNTHIA HERNANDEZ DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING, FOTOLOG AUGUST 2, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a very smart, very dedicated individual …” OMOLOLU KING DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS OPERATIONS, FOTOLOG SEPTEMBER 6, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… has a very clear understanding of todays technologies and its uses …” OMOLOLU KING DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS OPERATIONS, FOTOLOG SEPTEMBER 6, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… incredibly dedicated …” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… hard-working…” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… posses a good work ethic …” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… takes pride in his usually excellent work…” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… I learned a great deal …” ANGELO MACHIPISA IT / NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, FOTOLOG AUGUST 5, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… incredibly personable …” JEREMY COLE [SLIP GATE, PROVEN SCALING, YAHOO!]OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… because of Franks initiative … the company avoided a potential large failure” CYNTHIA HERNANDEZ DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING, FOTOLOG AUGUST 2, 2008OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a critical thinker ” MARC SIMONY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LOGICWORKSOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… exceptional strategic and analytical skills” MARC SIMONY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LOGICWORKSOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… has the ability to deliver…” MARC SIMONY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LOGICWORKSOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… a tremendous addition to any team evaluating online media and considering investment in or acquisition of businesses and their IP…” MARC SIMONY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LOGICWORKSOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… the very definition of "MySQL expert"…” JEREMY COLE [SLIP GATE, PROVEN SCALING, YAHOO!]OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… an expert in the field of database administration and data architecture…” RONALD BRADFORD COO PBXT / SENIOR DATABASE CONSULTANT, MYSQL INCOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… At this point, he must be the foremost expert on running MySQL in a Solaris shop …” JEREMY COLE [SLIP GATE, PROVEN SCALING, YAHOO!]OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… always willing to help others …” JEREMY COLE [SLIP GATE, PROVEN SCALING, YAHOO!]OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… the aptitude and vision for planning, development and management of large scale successful software solutions…” RONALD BRADFORD COO PBXT / SENIOR DATABASE CONSULTANT, MYSQL INCOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… I have seen his skills increase and extend relative to operational complexity …” RONALD BRADFORD COO PBXT / SENIOR DATABASE CONSULTANT, MYSQL INCOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… I have seen him personally handle large scale disaster recovery which is an invaluable and rare skill…” RONALD BRADFORD COO PBXT / SENIOR DATABASE CONSULTANT, MYSQL INCOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… highly respected within MySQL Inc and the MySQL community …” RONALD BRADFORD COO PBXT / SENIOR DATABASE CONSULTANT, MYSQL INCOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… an expert and peer among a small number of senior MySQL industry professionals …” RONALD BRADFORD COO PBXT / SENIOR DATABASE CONSULTANT, MYSQL INCOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… Let him impress you …” JEREMY COLE [SLIP GATE, PROVEN SCALING, YAHOO!]OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHO IS FRANK? “… you wont be disappointed…” JEREMY COLE [SLIP GATE, PROVEN SCALING, YAHOO!]OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 THIS IS FRANK ENTREPRENEUR
 COMMITTED TO FOSTERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP / HAS NEVER REFUSED TO HELP AN ENTREPRENEUR DESIGNER
 WINNER OF SCHOLARSHIP FROM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOSHOP PROFESSIONALS DEVELOPED MORE THAN 20 APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER
 EXPERIENCED IN DESIGNING MASSIVELY SCALABLE ARCHITECT
 INFRASTRUCTURES. PROVIDED 10x GROWTH ON AGING DBA
 INFRASTRUCTURE W/O NEW DATABASE SERVERS. BBA IN ACCOUNTING WITH SPECIALIZATION IN ACCOUNTANT
 AUDITING DEDICATED TO HELP YOU MAKE INFORMED STRATEGIST
 DECISIONS SPEAKS ABOUT STARTUPS, MONETIZATION, SPEAKER
 SCALABILITY, INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIPOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHAT CAN FRANK DO FOR YOU?OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 PRESENTATIONS By Frank Mashraqi Seated in the order of total Internet traffic ranking. The photo here is of: •  Paul Tuckfield (YouTube) •  Jeff Rothschild (Facebook) •  Domas Mituzas (MySQL/ Wikipedia) •  Frank Mashraqi (Fotolog) •  John Allspaw (Flickr) •  Matt Ingenthron (Sun) •  Monty Taylor (MySQL)
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 PRESENTATIONS BY FRANK? O Startup Scalability Strategies: How to Grow Up Without Blowing Up? O Startup Monetization Strategies O Scaling Up or Out? O Designing and Implementing Scalable Applications with Memcached and MySQL O MEMCACHED for MySQL: Advanced Use Cases O Solaris 10 Enables Fotolog to SCALE TO 11 MILLION USERS O HADOOP & MYSQL: FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS O ADVANCED MEMCACHED USE CASES O Disaster Is Inevitable O Best I/O is No I/O O Secrets to Fotolog’s Scaling Success O The Power of Lucene O Applied Ruby on Rails O Optimizing MySQL and InnoDB on Solaris 10 for Worlds Largest Photo Blogging Community O Scaling the Third Largest Social NetworkOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS FARHAN Frank started going to his mom’s office, then named Farhan Enterprises, ENTERPRISES when he was only 4.5 years old. When Frank will get bored, his mom will tell him to play with spare vouchers, day book and ledgers. ELITE ELECTRONICS Frank stopped trying to draw random people on the vouchers and actually started helping his mom fill out the vouchers when he was around 8.5 years old. Frank overtook the sole national distributorship of GLB from his mom. GLB produced swimming pool treatment chemicals. Within a year Frank was successful in getting several luxury hotels on board as clients. In addition, Frank took the contract of UNISRA (United Nations International Staff Recreation Association). Frank started taking interest in his mother’s new venture: Elite Electronics, a firm that specialized in designing indoor and outdoor water falls, rockeries, fountains.OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Scaled Fotolog’s aging infrastructure FOTOLOG O
from less than 4M members to more than 14M members O
from less than 1B page views to 4.5B page views per month without adding any new database server O
primarily responsible for all aspects of operations related to database architecture O
Improved critical components of application by optimizing data structures to reduce I/O load and contention by more than 40%. Few days after receiving $100M acquisition offer! O

Fotolog’s Primary SAN crashes during routine maintenance causing major data corruption. Our primary vendors declined to offer help after realizing the severity of the crash.
 O In a shift that lasted more than 56 hours, I led the disaster recovery efforts and wrote algorithms to extract data from corrupted table spaces. Majority of site was back live again within a week of the disaster. O Fotolog was eventually sold for around $92M 


OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS SEO efforts FOTOLOG O
Fotolog was suffering from duplicate content penalty which was hurting it’s search engine rankings (SERPs). O
Improved Fotolog’s rankings within Google Image Search. O
primarily responsible for all aspects of operations related to database architecture Vendor Relations! O
Responsible for negotiating contracts and managing relationships with data, systems and network vendors. Public Relations O Represented Fotolog at various major technical and business conferences conferences.

 O Advised on PR efforts 

OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Monetization FOTOLOG O
Optimized Fotolog’s advertising strategy that helped lift Fotolog’s revenues by more than 20x. O
Resident expert for Google AdSense and AdWords.OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS XGRAPH O An advertising company that uses graph data to scale highly targeted audiences. O Employee # 1 and the only employee for the first 6 months ! O

Designed a massively scalable infrastructure that can handle more than 70 billion requests per month and automatically scale up and down based on usage. O

Played a critical role utilizing industry relationships to negotiate key contracts with top of the line vendors and service providers O

Drafted the roadmap to integration with Google’s new AdExchange system which had stringent performance and low-latency requirements. O

Worked with Akamai technical team on building a log aggregation system to effectively outsource the most costly part of the infrastructure. The move helped save the company millions while offering sub 50ms latency for 99.999% of the requests. O

Designed the industry first “No Single Point of Bottleneck” infrastructure for OLTP data processing using Open Source data storage engines. The infrastructure design offered the company the ability to replicate its core data systems without collision in id spaces.OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS XGRAPH O

Successfully integrated with one of the largest ad networks and met the requirement of handling more than 150M requests on day one of private beta testing. O Played a critical role in negotiating a key contract with ClearSpring which handles more than 60B requests a month. O Recruited key talent that could meet the demands of a highly challenging company within a very tight budget. O Represented, Assisted and prepared XGraph for meetings with VCs and Angel investors for seed funding and Series A including O Represented XGraph at various technical, business and advertising conferences. O Represented XGraph at key meetings with Avenue A/RazorFish, Burst Media, Classmates, Yahoo!, YouSendIt, MindShare, Akamai, Amazon, ClearSpring, SGN, Serious Business and many more companies. O Conducted extensive business development for XGraph, at times flying more than 14 segments in a month.!OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS O Negotiated inclusion in Amazon’s private beta programs for load XGRAPH Balancing and Elastic Map Reduce.! O Advised BetaWorks’ portfolio companies with scalability, performance, BETAWORKS infrastructure and migration projects! O Optimized bit.ly’s infrastructure and advised Bit.ly during its integration BITLY with Twitter to become Twitter’s default URL shortener.! O Advised and trained the marketing team, technical staff and content SHERMANS editors on SEO issues. TRAVEL O Frank’s research showed the company had built its content empire around a keyword phrase that had been steadily losing interest since 2002. O ShermansTravel’s content licensing strategy was resulting in duplicate content penalty being imposed by Google.!OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS O Advised founder and technical teams during time of explosive growth. TWITTER FEED O Advised on implementing disaster recovery and high availability procedures. O Designed strategy to implement analytics infrastructure!OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 OPEN SOURCE EXPERIENCE CONTENT ★  DRUPAL ★ WORD PRESS MANAGEMENT ★  NUCLEUS ★ JOOMLA SYSTEMS ★  MODX ★ PHPBB ★  PLIGG E-COMMERCE ★  OSCOMMERCE ★ MIVA ★  PHPCART ★ INTERCHANGE ★  YAHOO! STORES ★ STONE EDGE ★  EVERESTDATA/DATABASES ★  MYSQL ★ POSTGRESQL ★  TOKYO CABINET ★ MEMCACHED ★  HADOOP ★ HIVE ★  PIG ★ VOLDEMORTOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 Why bring Frank on board?OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to minimize your risksOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to minimize your costsOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to bring your team on board with your plans!OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to scale and cut time to market concurrentlyOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to grow organically while steering away from search engine penaltiesOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to smile at your partner meetings knowing your company is scalableOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to give your team the information they need to help you succeedOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to connect and negotiate with top of the line vendorsOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to experience first hand why Dave McClure called Frank the “new best friend of his next startups CEO, CTO, or CFO”OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to help eliminate the state of uncertaintyOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to architect without having to re-architectOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to build a lean startup that you’ll not have to rebuildOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to ensure you’re getting your money’s worth from your outsourcing companiesOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to protect what you have builtOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to think outside the boxOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? for integration without disruptionOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? for migration without loss of dataOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? for competing with big names while bootstrapping your startupOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? To communicate your vision across your teamsOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? To do exactly what has to be doneOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? To utilize the most opportunities and to make the most out of them.OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? To know rather than to guessOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to focus on things you do bestOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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 WHY BRING FRANK ON BOARD? to create value for your stakeholdersOPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES RESEARCH, NO FOCUS VENTURES AND GOTOGUY ARE TRADEMARKS OF FARHAN “FRANK” MASHRAQI. ALL OTHER TRADEMARKS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.
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