Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Professionals 1
Investments 173
Portfolio 88
Exits 76

Paul Buchheit General Information


Paul Buchheit is an entrepreneur and angel investor based in Mountain View, California. Paul is the Co-Founder and serves as a Partner for Y Combinator. He also now runs the incubator, recently renamed Y Combinator Core. The original program, now called Y Combinator Core, continues under the leadership of Paul. Prior to that, he was an employee at Google where he was the Creator and Lead Developer of Gmail. He is a programmer and was also the Founder of FriendFeed which later got acquired by Facebook in a private transaction in 2009. After selling Friendfeed and working for Facebook for a few years, he decided to shift his focus towards angel investing. With his money, he has invested in over 83 start ups all over the United States. He founded a capital firm known as Y Combinator and is responsible for investing in budding startups around the nation.Mr. Buchheit left Facebook in 2010 and became a partner in the venture capital firm, Y Combination. He served as an Engineer for Intel, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft. He prefers to invest in the media, information technology, health, enterprise software and analytics based companies operating in Silicon Valley and Mountain View.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Mountain View, CA
  • United States

Paul Buchheit Investments (173)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Breadfast 08-Mar-2020 Early Stage VC Food Products Startup
00000 00000000 16-Dec-2019 00000 00000 0000 Other Commercial Products Profitable
0000000 00000 07-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue
0000 02-Oct-2019 0000 00000 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
00000000 01-Oct-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
000'0 00 0000 04-Sep-2019 0000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
00000000000 06-Jul-2019 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Profitable
00000000 21-Jun-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Logistics Generating Revenue
Tenderd 11-Jun-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Nabis 19-Apr-2019 Early Stage VC 000 Logistics Generating Revenue
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Paul Buchheit Exits (76)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Red Tricycle 10-Mar-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
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0000 (0000000) 24-Jun-2019 0000000000
0000000 01-May-2019 000 00 00000000
0000 15-Apr-2019 000000000000000000
00000 09-Apr-2019 000 00 00000000
HelloSign 08-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Citus Data 24-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition

Paul Buchheit Co-Investors (287)

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Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Y Combinator 20 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Liquid 2 Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
FundersClub 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SV Angel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Soma Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar