Since dropping out of college in 1995, Eric has co-founded a number companies. Some were successful, some not so much. They include IGN (IPO), MyBlogLog (acquired by Yahoo!), Gnip (acquired by Twitter) and OneTrueFan (acquired by BigDoor).
He also invest in and advise early-stage startups, including Chromatic, CitizenNet (acquired by Condé Nast), Foodzie (acquired by Joyus), Gigwell, Intense Debate (acquired by Automattic), Ubooly (acquired by Cartwheel Kids), Zemanta (acquired by Outbrain) and Zynga (IPO).
He is a product guy at heart. He speaks for the people not in the room. He brings the fire.