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|Ben Pasternak Birthday (Year-Month-Day)||1999-9-6|
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- Ben Pasternak was born on 1999-9-6
- How old is Ben Pasternak? Ben Pasternak is 20 years old
Ben Pasternak at Heureka Conference in Berlin, June 2016
September 6, 1999
|Residence||New York, New York, United States.|
|Education||Reddam House, Moriah College|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
Benjamin Pasternak (born September 6, 1999) is an Australian entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Monkey, an American social media company, and founder and CEO of NUGGS, a chicken nugget simulation company. Monkey was acquired by Holla Inc. in December 2017. He began his career while still in high school in Sydney creating two viral iOS games, Impossible Rush and Impossible Dial. Ben is recognised as one of the youngest people to receive a round of venture capital in technology, at just 15 years of age.
Fortune Magazine described Pasternak as a young innovator who is changing the world. Pasternak was included in Crain's New York Business Magazine '20 Under 20' list as a teen who cares about the world and wants to make his mark on it. He was also named one of TIME Magazine's Most Influential Teens.
Early life and Education
Ben was born in Sydney, to Anna Pasternak and Mark Pasternak. Pasternak grew up in Vaucluse, New South Wales. He was raised Jewish. He was educated at Moriah College and Reddam House in Bondi, New South Wales. He dropped out of high school in tenth grade.
Pasternak completed his first app, Impossible Rush while bored in science class at school. Impossible Rush and his second app Impossible Dial went on to get millions of downloads and were both the No. 1 trending app in multiple countries.
Impossible Games (2014–2016)
When Ben was 14 years old he designed Impossible Rush, while bored in science class at school. He showed the idea to his online friend Austin Valleskey, an iOS engineer from Chicago. They completed building the game in a matter of hours and later sold it to Carlos Fajardo who launched the game for them. The game went on to be downloaded millions of times and peaked at No. 16 on the US App Store (iOS). The game overtook Tinder and Twitter on the App Store (iOS) top charts. Ben released the game Impossible Dial as a follow up to his original game Impossible Rush. The game later sold for $85,000. The game peaked at No. 31 on the US App Store (iOS).
Ben's early success caught the attention of venture capital firm Binary Capital. Binary Capital agreed to lead a round of venture capital funding in Flogg, they were joined by other investors including Greylock Partners, John Maloney and Paul Bricault. After Pasternak received venture capital funding at 15 years of age, he dropped out of high school and relocated to Manhattan. Flogg is a social networking app for young people to buy and sell. The app launched on 13 April 2016 and was temporarily the No. 1 trending app in The United States, (Germany) and Australia.
Ben co-founded , which was launched on November 29, 2016. Monkey is a video chat based app for teenagers to meet new people. The app has been used to make over 20,000,000,000 calls and has over 15,000,000 users. The app peaked at No. 1 on the US App Store (iOS). Monkey had raised a $2 million funding round. On 1 December 2017 Holla Inc. announced that it had acquired Monkey for an undisclosed amount.
Ben founded NUGGS, a New York based company developing a chicken nugget simulation made out of a texturized pea protein technology. In July 2019, the company announced a $7 million funding round led by Canadian food company McCain Foods.
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