Brad Greenspan is an internet entrepreneur who has been involved in the founding and proliferation of various web properties including MySpace. Greenspan founded eUniverse Inc. in 1998, which went public in 1999. The company survived the .com-bust of 2001 and was the incubator that launched MySpace.com in 2003. Greenspan left his position as CEO at eUniverse towards the end of 2003, after accounting problems which lead to three quarters of financial results having to be revised forced a four-month halt in trading of eUniverse stock. Greenspan retained a significant percentage of shares in the company and owned 10% of the company when it sold to News Corp in 2005. Greenspan opposed the acquisition, and has been fighting News Corp both legally and publicly ever since. He increased the market capital of Euniverse from $70m to $650m when the company was sold to News Corp.
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