Ted Werth is the Co-Founder and CEO of Tengrade, an early stage tech
startup based in Los Angeles. Tengrade lets users submit ratings and reviews on any topic,
from pizza to pop-culture to politics, directly through their Facebook and Twitter streams. Tengrade then cuts through
the clutter of fake reviews to provide users with real opinions from their friends and people like them.
Previously, Ted was the co-founder of Digital Club Network (DCN), a pioneering music company
that broadcast nightly concerts from a network of 50 live music venues throughout North America.
DCN also released over 20 live concert albums from artists ranging from Ralph Stanley to John Legend before being acquired by Dimensional
Associates in 2003 and merging with eMusic in 2004.
Prior to DCN, Ted was the co-founder of Web Partners Studio, creator
of the popular and groundbreaking websites Total New York (one of the first
webzines and online city guides) and Adaweb (one of the first new media art
collaboratives), as well as The Primary Group, a boutique web production and
consulting shop. Both Total New York and Adaweb were acquired by AOL's
Digital City in 1997, while The Primary Group was later acquired by Agency.com.
Ted is currently a partner in and advisor to Original Sin Hard Cider,
one of the leading independent hard cider companies in the US, and Funny Or Offensive, a fast-growing
content and commentary site that explores comedy and social issues. He is also Chairman of Create:Fixate, a
non-profit organization that supports emerging artists through mixed media exhibitions and provides art education to at-risk youth.
Ted is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, where he was Chairman of
the academic honors society (Joseph Wharton Scholars) and co-founder of the school's undergraduate
Senior Society (The Lantern Society).
Ted is an installation artist, guitarist, and active participant in the DISORIENT art collective.
To inquire about any current or past injenius project, or for more information on
consulting services, please contact Ted.