Paul Graham Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 41

  • Portfolio
  • 21

  • Exits
  • 11

Exits

Paul Graham General Information

Description

Mr. Paul Graham serves as Advisor at A.Capital Ventures. Mr. Paul Graham was the Co-Founder at Y Combinator. Mr. Graham also serves as Board Member at Watsi. He is also the author of On Lisp (1993), ANSI Common Lisp (1995), and Hackers & Painters (2004). In 1995, he and Robert Morris started Viaweb, the first SaaS company, which in 1998 became Yahoo Store. In 2002 he discovered a simple spam filtering algorithm that inspired the current generation of filters. He has an AB from Cornell and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard.

Contact Information

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

Paul Graham Investments (41)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Manara 09-May-2022 Seed Round 000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
0000 (000000000000 01-Feb-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
000000 (00000000 0 09-Dec-2021 00000 00000 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
0000000 01-Dec-2021 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000 16-Feb-2021 00000 00000 0000 Asset Management Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
000000 20-Oct-2020 00000 00000 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
000000000 30-Apr-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
000000000 08-Mar-2020 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
Cloosiv 02-Oct-2019 Seed Round Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 000000 00.0
Business Score 01-Sep-2019 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Paul Graham Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Clever 02-Sep-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00000
0000000.00 01-May-2021 000000000000000000
0000000 07-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
00000 30-Jun-2020 000000000000000000 00000
0000 (0000000) 24-Jun-2019 0000000000
0000000 01-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
00000000 14-Aug-2015 000000000000000000
000000 00000000000 25-Sep-2014 000000000000000000 00000
Socialcam 01-Aug-2012 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Wufoo 25-Apr-2011 Buyout/LBO 0000
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Paul Graham Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Paul Graham Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 Mountain View, CA
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Paul Graham Co-Investors (209)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Y Combinator 6 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Paul Buchheit 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Liquid 2 Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Peter Thiel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Soma Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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