Naval Ravikant
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Co-founder & CEO of AngelList

Naval Ravikant

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Co-founder & CEO of AngelList

Naval is the CEO and founder of startup resource AngelList. As a serial investor, his interest in Blockchain has led him to investment and advisory roles in various startups in the industry.

Age
44 years old (December, 1973)
Citizenship
US & China
Participation
AngelList, Co-founder & CEO
Vast.com, Co-founder
Epinions, Co-founder
  • BA in Computer Science & Economics from Dartmouth College, USA.
  • Has funded such companies as Twitter, Stack Overflow, Mixer Labs (acquired by Twitter), Jambool, SnapLogic, PlanCast, FourSquare, DocVerse (taken oversold by Google), Heyzap and Disqus.
  • Was primarily responsible for designing Intrinsic Graphics that later became Google Earth.
  • Keeps a blog called "Startup Boy".
  • Calls himself ‘venture hacker’.
  • In 2010 founded AngelList, U.S. website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers.

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