Jelly was founded in April 2013 by Biz Stone and Ben Finkel. We chose the jellyfish to represent our product because it has a loose network of nerves that act as a "brain" similar to the way we envision loosely distributed networks of people coordinating via Jelly to help each other.
Bijan Sabet from Spark Capital and Josh Elman from Greylock Partners are on our board of directors. Other investors include Jack Dorsey, Bono, Reid Hoffman, Steven Johnson, Evan Williams, Jason Goldman, Al Gore, Greg Yaitanes, and Roya Mahboob. Loren Brichter, Greg Pass, and Raymond Nasr serve on our executive advisory board.