Dayton, Sky

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Name
Dayton, Sky Gender: M
Sky Dylan Dayton
born on 8 August 1971
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Taglilatelo
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Sky Dayton
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Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Financial : Gain significant money 1997 (IPO of Earthlink.net)

Source Notes

Paul Hewitt quotes Business Week article, September 11, 2006 for date; place from Internet sources

Categories

  • 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)
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