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Andrew Kortina is a New York City-based entrepreneur best known for co-founding the company Venmo with Iqram Magdon-Ismail. Venmo was acquired by Braintree in 2012, and is now part of PayPal.

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Career

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Kortina studied at the University of Pennsylvania, where he met his future Venmo co-founder when they were randomly paired as freshman roommates. The pair founded Venmo in 2009 with the goal of letting users exchange money via SMS and smartphones. In 2010, the pair was named to Inc Magazine's 30under30. Prior to Venmo, Andrew Kortina worked at bit.ly and OMGPop, which was later acquired by Zynga. As a technologist, he has participated in the Rhizome Seven on Seven.

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