Andrew Paulson

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Andrew Paulson (November 13, 1958 – July 18, 2017) was an American entrepreneur. He was the son of noted American professor Ronald Paulson. His business career was mainly established in Russia.[1][2]

Shortly after the Russian financial crisis of August 1998, Paulson, together with Anton Kudryashov and Ilya Tsentsiper, founded Afisha,[3] an entertainment and listings magazine that became the cultural touchstone of Moscow and St. Petersburg. In 2006, Paulson with Alexander Mamut founded SUP Media,[4]which became Russia’s largest online media company, consisting of LiveJournal.[5]

Paulson died on July 18, 2017 from lung cancer at the age of 59.[6]

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  1. Lahr, Burt. "Screaming Me-Mes: David Hirson and David Mamet on life in the theatre".
  2. Brantley, Ben (14 October 2010). "Making Chaos Rhyme With Class, Er, Gas". The New York Times.
  3. Danilova, Maria (16 October 2003). "Young PR guru goes from Kant to shampoo". The Moscow Times.
  4. Andrews, Robert (23 July 2008). "Russia's web revolution". Washington Post.
  5. Arrington, Michael (2 December 2007). "TechCrunch".
  6. "Умер один из основателей «Афиши» и компании SUP Эндрю Полсон". Коммерсантъ. 2017-07-18. Retrieved 2017-07-18.