Mike Dudas is the Founder and Managing Partner of 6th Man Ventures, an early stage crypto venture capital firm investing in Web3 applications and infrastructure. He is also a driving force behind LinksDAO, a virtual community that aims to shake things up in the real world by reimagining the country club. An early investor in Bitcoin, Mike has become a strong proponent of crypto and decentralized currencies. Previously, he was Vice President and Head of Stablecoin Business Develop Development at Paxos, where he was responsible for expanding the company's white-label Business Develop. He is one of the Founders and former CEO of The Block, the leading media & information brand in The Blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem. In addition, he was the Co-Founder and CRO of Button, the leading global, mobile performance marketing platform. Before that, he spent time working at Google, Braintree/Venmo, PayPal, and Disney.
2021 - 2023
2018 - 2021
2014 - 2018
2009 - 2013
Mike is a builder of mobile commerce businesses, having worked at Google, Braintree/Venmo and Paypal.
He was part of Google’s team that built the company’s commerce and payments business across across across online, offline and mobile channels.
At Braintree/Venmo, he was part of the team that helped grow the company to $12B in overall payments volume and $4B in mobile payments volume annually.
Earlier in his career, Mike worked in corporate M&A strategy and corporate strategic planning for The Walt Disney Company.
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