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‘Start-up King’ Mike Cassidy strikes Silicon Valley gold
Re: Mike Cassidy (MBA '91)
Mike Cassidy is living proof. Consider him the Start-up King of Silicon Valley. In short order, he co-founded and was CEO of four companies — Ruba, Xfire, Direct Hit and Stylus Innovation — that have been sold for more than $600 million to the likes of Google, Viacom and Ask Jeeves.