Fred Wilson

Co-Founder at Union Square Ventures LLC

Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Co-Founder at Union Square Ventures LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Union Square Ventures LLC
Flatiron Partners LLC

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Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

24

Birthday

1962

Age

59

Number of Awards

12

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Senior Vice Provost, Research at New York University

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Co-Founder at Coinbase Global, Inc.

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Founder at Kik Interactive, Inc.

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Founder at Quizlet, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Quizlet, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Coinbase Global, Inc.

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General Partner, Investing at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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Founder at Streetwise Partners, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Union Square Ventures LLC

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Co-Founder at FinTech Innovation Lab LLC

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Co-Founder at Union Square Ventures LLC
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Investor & Advisor at Vahlte, Inc.

Vahlte, Inc. offers e-commerce platform that provides technology services. It specializes in fine jewelry, social commerce, e-commerce and predictive analytics. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Education
MBA in Finance
Class of 1987

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

BS in Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) invests in companies located in US. The firm target companies operating in the fields of various technology sectors. They provides financing in the form of seed and early stage capital requirements with a initial investment size of $100k and also makes follow on investments.

Career History
Co-Founder
2003 - Current

Union Square Ventures is an active manager, which invests in companies located in the US. The firm targets broad range of sectors and industries. They provides financing for seed and early-stage capital requirements.

Founder
1996 - 2001

Flatiron Partners focuses on early-stage investments in emerging technology companies with emphasis on the communications, Internet, outsourcing, semiconductor equipment and software sectors.

Associate & General Partner
1987 - 1996

EuclidSR Partners seeks investment opportunities located in the US. The firm target companies operating in the fields of information technology, Convergence, Life sciences. The firm provides financing for early stage capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Outside.in, Inc. develops hyperlocal content and advertising platform used for consumers, local bloggers and publishers. The firm shows neighborhood news and information from local bloggers, journalists and mainstream media on news sites. The company was founded by Steven Berlin Johnson, John Geraci, John Seely Brown, Mark Bailey, Andrew Karsch and Cory Forsyth in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Prior - 2011

Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It provides a network that connects users to people, information, ideas, opinions and news. The company's services include live commentary, live connections and live conversations. Its application provides social networking services and micro-blogging services through mobile devices and the Internet. The company can also be used as a marketing tool for businesses. Its products and services include Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends. Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Christopher Isaac Stone, Noah E. Glass, Jeremy LaTrasse and Evan Williams on March 21, 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Prior - 2005

ITXC Corporation (Internet Telephony Exchange Carrier) was a US-based wholesale provider of Voice over IP (VoiP), Internet-based phone calls. It was co-founded by Tom Evslin and his wife Mary in 1997 with seed money from AT&T and VocalTec (NASDAQ: VOCL). In 2000, it had the largest Internet telephony network in the world. The company was acquired by Teleglobe Bermuda Ltd. in 2004.

Political Donations
$2,700
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2013

President at CareJourney

$1,000
2013
Investments
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Blueprint Power Technologies, Inc. provides power solutions. The company was founded by Robyn Beavers, Claire Woo and Nicholas Squires and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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DroneBase, Inc. provides aerial video and imagery surveys. It involves in commercial and residential real estate and construction. The company was founded by Eli Tamanaha and Daniel Burton in 2014 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

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UCode, Inc. provides digital education services. The firm specializes in education, programming, coding, tutoring, and camps. The company was founded by Scott Allen Mueller and Nick Marks in 2012 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #18
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #15
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #16
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Events
Speaker
311 West 34th Street-Manhattan, NY
2013 TechCrunch Disrupt (New York City)

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 TechCrunch Disrupt (New York City)

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