About Jason L. Baptiste

Jason L. Baptiste, is currently the CEO and founder of YDY, which is a Web3 platform that gamifies fitness by rewarding healthy activity. Before, YDY, Jason was the cofounder and CEO of STUDIO, which was acquired in 2023 by Dyaco International. STUDIO has been recognized by Forbes, Bloomberg, Runner’s World, and more as the future of digital fitness. Jason was previously the CEO of Onswipe, which built the world’s largest independent mobile publishing platform according to Comscore. Onswipe went on to raise over $17 million and was acquired in 2014 by Beanstock Media.

Jason was named to Forbes 30 Under 30, Businessweek’s Top 25 Under 25 entrepreneurs, INC. Magazine’s 30 Under 30, and the CEO of one of TIME Inc’s 10 Best Startups. Jason is currently a professional author of the upcoming book “The Ultralight Startup” being published by Random House/Penguin. Jason starred in Bloomberg’s TV Show “Techstars” that chronicled the first 6 months of Onswipe’s history in the Techstars progam.

In his spare time, Jason is an avid runner, blogger, investor, and advisor to other startups such as Ambassador, which was acquired in 2019. Jason received a BS from the University of Miami in Computer Information Systems. Jason currently resides in Westchester County with his wife Lauren.