SlingMedia CoFounder Joins Venture Firm

Jason Krikorian, one of the co-founders of SlingMedia left the place shifting start-up in January 2009 and since then has been kicking it. He has now decided to go back to work. He is joining Doll Capital Management as a general partner. DCM was an early investor in Sling, that was acquired by Echostar for $380 million in September 2007. Jason joins the firm closely on the heels of a new DCM Fund, the fund VI.

Jason’s brother, Blake, also a Sling co-founder is still working a personal entertainment system and helping a slew of startups. The third Sling co-founder, Bhupen Shah is still working for the company and is currently the chief technology officer.