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Guide to the David Bohnett papers
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The David Bohnett papers hold materials related to GeoCities as well as other ventures by Bohnett between 1996 and 2005. Types of materials found throughout the collection include correspondence, business plans and projections, executive summaries, merger and acquisition documentation, board meeting minutes, financial and legal documentation, media and public relations kits, promotional materials, fundraising presentations, and press clippings. The collection holds materials from companies such as Geocities, IFILM Corporation, LowerMyBills.com, NotNeutral, PlanetOut Partners, and Xdrive Technologies. About a quarter of the collection holds documentation about companies in which Bohnett invested, such as Gamesville.com, United Online Inc., and Ceiva.
David Bohnett is a technology entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the pioneering internet portal and social media site GeoCities.com in 1994. He is also the founder of Baroda Ventures, a venture capital firm, as well as the David Bohnett Foundation, a non-profit, grant-making organization committed to improving society through social activism.
23.75 Linear feet, 19 record cartons
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