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Geeknet  (Stock symbol: GKNT ) Acquired by GameStop (2015 $ 140,000,000 )

650 Castro Street #450
Mountain View, CA 94041
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ram Gupta (Cast Iron Systems President/CEO) David B. Wright (Verari Systems CEO) Suzanne Present (Gladwyne Partners Principal) Michael Sileck (World Wrestling Entertainment Former COO) Michael Solomon (Geeknet Director);  Matt Carey (Geeknet Director);  Scott Howe (DRIVE Performance Media President) Robert M. Neumeister (Linux NetworX CFO) Andrew Anker (Six Apart EVP Corporate Development)
Former outside board: Larry Augustin (Geeknet Chairman) Jeffrey A. Allen (NetApp);  Carol Bartz (Autodesk) Andre M. Boisvert (SAS Institute President) Douglas M. Leone (Sequoia Capital) Eric Raymond (Open Source);  Carl Redfield (Cisco Systems SVP Manufacturing)

Business description: Geeknet, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: GKNT) is the parent company of ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions. ThinkGeek is the premier retailer for the global geek community. Since 1999, ThinkGeek has been creating a world where everyone can express their inner geek, embrace their passions, and connect with each other. ThinkGeek Solutions, which distributes video game-themed merchandise through licensed web-stores for the gaming community, joined our Geeknet family in August 2014. Our obsession is creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans’ imaginations and fuel their geek core. We believe that there is a geek in everyone and that it should be celebrated. Want to learn more? Check out or
Customers include: Agilent TechnologiesLegato SystemsLockheed-MartinPfizer;  Bluetooth;  Cornell University;  General Atomics;  NSDL;  Panhandle Plains;  Sandia National Laboratories;  System C
Partners include: IBMIntelMicrosoftOraclePerforce SoftwareRational Software

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by GameStop (2015 $ 140,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: GKNT
Corporate investors: Intel Capital

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Record updated: Nov 2011
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1993
Headcount: 101-150 as of May 2008
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by GameStop (2015 $ 140,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: GKNT