Aug 31, 2016
Today we have a special conversation with the legendary Silicon Valley Angel Investor Ron Conway.
Ron Conway has been an active angel investor for over 20 years. He was the Founder and Managing Partner of the Angel Investors LP funds (1998-2005) whose investments included: Google, Ask Jeeves, Paypal, Good Technology, Opsware, and Brightmail.
Ron was recently named #6 in Forbes Magazine Midas list of top deal-makers in 2008 and is actively involved in numerous philanthropic endeavors. He is the Vice Chairman of the UCSF Medical Foundation, Board Member of The Tiger Woods Foundation, and SF Homeless Connect, and on the Benefit Committee of Ronald McDonald House, College Track, and the Blacked Eyed Peas-PeaPod Academy Foundation. Ron is also featured in Gary Rivlin's book _The Godfather of Silicon Valley: Ronald Conway and the Fall of the Dot-coms, described as 'the man who has placed more bets on Internet start-ups than anyone else in Silicon Valley.
Lets listen into Ron Conway interviewed by Startup Grind’s founder Derek Andersen at our Global Conference Earlier this year.
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