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|Born||February 1992 (age 21)
|Residence||San Francisco, United States|
|Occupation||CEO at MinoMonsters, Entrepreneur|
|Awards||Forbes 30 under 30, Inc 30 under 30|
Joshua Buckley (born 22 February 1992) is a British technology entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder and CEO of MinoMonsters. He is best known for being the youngest CEO to raise money from the $2.7 billion venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. In 2012, Buckley was named to Forbes Magazine's 30 under 30. Buckley was named to Inc Magazine's 30 under 30  in 2013.
Buckley was born and raised in Kent, England. After beginning as a freelance programmer at the age of 11, he sold his first company at the age of 15, for a reported high six figure sum. At age 16, Buckley started travelling and investing. He funded the creation of DailyBooth, which later raised $7 million from Ignition Partners and Sequoia Capital.
Buckley graduated secondary school in 2010 and chose not to attend college, despite a set of "great" offers. He immigrated to San Francisco, California to participate in Y Combinator. During this time, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took an interest in Buckley and his company.
In 2011, Buckley raised $2 million in seed funding for his startup MinoMonsters. MinoMonsters launched their first product for the iPhone in December 2011. It has since become the #1 grossing iPhone game in 22 countries worldwide.
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- With Big-Name Investors, MinoMonsters Wants To Be Zynga Of Mobile [Forbes]
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- Youngest Y Combinator Founders Launch MinoMonsters, The Pokemon Of Social Games [TechCrunch]
- Josh Buckley's 19th birthday [CharityWater]
- Y Combinator is Boot-camp for startups [Wired]
- Josh Buckley [Personal website]
- Josh Buckley's Journey from England to Silicon Valley [Forbes]