|Birthname||Sky Dylan Dayton|
|born on||8 August 1971|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0|
|Timezone||EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)|
American entrepreneur, founder of Earthlink.net, an Internet provider.
He is married to novelist Arwen Elys Dayton and they have three children.
At age 18 he took $10,000 from his grandmother and launched a coffee house in Santa Monica, CA. At age 23, he began EarthLink after he strung together 10 modems. He became a millionaire from his venture and took it public in 1997. In 2001, he launched Wi-Fi service Boingo Wireless and, not content, launched Helio cell phones for wealthy kids. In 1999 he launched eCompanies, a venture fund/business incubator which in turn launched cell phone game service JAMDAT and LowerMyBills.com. Ecompanies, however, has not been a success story though, in 2006, is still in business.
- Financial : Gain significant money 1997 (IPO of Earthlink.net)
Paul Hewitt quotes Business Week article, September 11, 2006 for date; place from Internet sources
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3
- Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
- Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Inheritance ($10,000 from grandmother when he was 18)
- Vocation : Business : Business owner (Coffee Shop "Cafe Mocha" in California)
- Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Internet and wireless businesses)