Here is a list of the startups co-founded by Paul English.
- Lola.com, a spend and travel
management company focused on SMB.
- Moonbeam, a podcast player
focused on podcast discovery, and interaction between hosts and
an online community of Chinese chess players from around the
world. First created in 1997, then relaunched in 2021.
- Blade, an incubator that invested in seven companies. As of July
2015, we decided to focus exclusively on
- Kayak, a company we took public in
2012 and sold to Priceline in 2013.
- GetHuman effort to restore
sanity to customer service.
- Boston Light Software, a maker of
ecommerce software, sold to Intuit, where I served as VP Technology
for almost four years.
- Intermute, a security software
company I cofounded with my brother Ed English. We sold this to Trend
- Speed Games, a company I started in high
school, where my sole game was Cupid for the Commodore 64. I licensed
this to Games by Apollo, and used proceeeds to buy an Apple ][+
with 48K of memory, an eprom burner, and a dot matrix
printer. Although my licensing deal was only $25k, in many ways this
was my most meaningful startup, as it taught me that code could turn
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