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Daniel Burka    

Director of Design at Resolve to Save Lives, Former Creative Director at Digg, Co-founder of Pownce & Co-founder of Silverorange

Daniel Burka (born December 17, 1978 in Canada) is best known as the creative director for website Digg. He is also a founding partner at the web design company silverorange, based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

In January 2008, Daniel co-founded the social networking service Pownce. Pownce was acquired by Six Apart on December 1, 2008 and the site was shut down on December 15, 2008 due to stagnant growth and lack of revenue. In September 2009, Daniel announced that he was leaving Digg to join the gaming startup Tiny Speck, started by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield. In April 2011, Daniel announced that he was leaving Tiny Speck to join as co-founder of Milk with Kevin Rose.

In March 2012 Kevin Rose posted that the Milk team (Daniel Burka, Chris Hutchins, Joshua Lane and Kevin Rose) was joining Google. He then worked with Google Ventures for almost six years.

Since leaving Google Ventures, Daniel went on to become the director of design at Resolve to Save Lives, an organization that aims to reduce the number of people dying from heart disease and stroke in low and middle income countries. Daniel runs product and design in their digital product initiatives.

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Kevin Rose gets his dream team back with Daniel Burka at Google Ventures

Daniel Burka, Kevin Rose’s longtime co-conspirator from Digg and ill-fated mobile shop Milk, has just joined the team at Google Ventures...

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