10x (company)

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10x Management
Industry Technology
Founder Michael Solomon and Rishon Blumberg

10x Management is a talent management company based in New York City, with an additional office in San Francisco.[1][2] Michael Solomon and Rishon Blumberg, the company's founders, were formerly managers of musicians.[3] The company represents programmers in their negotiations with companies and takes a percentage of the fees its programmers earn.[4]


10x Management was founded in 2011 when Altay Guvench, a musician and programmer, was approached by Michael Solomon and Rishon Blumberg to help negotiate a deal as a programmer.


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  4. ^ Zimmerman, Eilene (2014-09-08). "Representing Programmers as if They Were Celebrities". You’re the Boss Blog. Retrieved 2018-04-30.