Lance Raab is a veteran technology entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience. Lance is the founder of JazzMedia, LLC, a privately held company that owns, develops and invests in domain names and internet web ventures, and he is one of the original investors in Florida Funders.
Previously, Lance was the founder and CEO of REPS Software. Under Lance’s leadership, REPS grew over the course of 20 years to become one of the leading publishers of software for the senior living industry, before it was acquired by MDI Achieve. Lance also started IDEAL Consulting, a provider of ERP, CRM and Business Intelligence solutions, which he later sold to Tribridge.
Prior to starting his businesses, Lance earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of South Florida. In addition to his entrepreneurial ventures, Lance is a volunteer with Junior Achievement, a mentor and investor in several startup technology companies and a Board Member for Tampa Bay WaVE, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into growing businesses in Tampa Bay. Lance resides in Tampa, Florida, with his wife and three children.