Miami entrepreneur, Burton Katz, is an investor in a high-growth internet start-up company located in the heart of Wynwood, that focuses on content, data and commerce. Having developed, managed and operated over 200 websites, Katz has created a network of web properties across many verticals. He has achieved success by building a scalable Customer Acquisition and Data Monetization Platform, that has efficiently turned high-volume transactional clicks into lifetime value customers. Katz has also pioneered the development of extensive publisher relationships within the burgeoning territory of content marketing and contextual commerce.
Katz, has recently partnered with Dragon Global to acquire and operate OnPoint, a portfolio of consumer web sites, to develop digital products and services in the fast-growing online motor vehicle sector.
Previously Mr. Katz served as Chief Executive Officer of New Motion Inc, an integrated mobile content and online advertising business that grew from startup to $50MM+ in sales within three years. Mr. Katz eventually led a corporate merger with a NASDAQ listed company creating a combined entity with over 120MM+ in sales.
Prior to joining New Motion, Mr. Katz was a Co-President of Buongiorno SpA, a European digital entertainment startup focused on music, games, and continuity programs. Katz was an instrumental part in helping Buongirono grow from a small VC funded company to a global business producing over $200MM in revenues and over $20MM in profits.
He earned his MBA from the University of Southern California in Marketing and Technology Management. Mr. Katz began his post graduate career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he was a Principal in PwC’s Internet Business Practice delivering large end to end Internet software solutions to global customers. Burton Katz currently resides in Miami, Florida, and is a seed investor in multiple direct to consumer startups, sits on the board of several private companies and is heavily involved philanthropic endeavors throughout the Miami community.