Paul Graham Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 48

  • Portfolio
  • 24

  • Exits
  • 14


Paul Graham General Information


Paul Graham is a venture capitalist and angel investor from Mountain View, California. Paul is the Co-Founder and serves as a Partner to Y Combinator. Prior to that, he was the Co-Founder of Viaweb.

Business Details

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

Paul Graham Investments (48)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tenderd 11-Jun-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Novig 22-Aug-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Entertainment Software Startup
Playground (Multimedia and Design Software) 05-Jul-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
Roforco 30-Nov-2022 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
Novig 08-Aug-2022 0000 00000 000 Entertainment Software Startup
Manara 09-May-2022 0000 00000 000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Wren (Environmental Services) 01-Feb-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Expo (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Jan-2022 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Replit 09-Dec-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue
Rescale 21-Nov-2021 Later Stage VC 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue

Paul Graham Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Triplebyte 16-Mar-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Shone 21-Apr-2022 000000000000000000
Clever 06-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000 01-May-2021 000000000000000000
Medisas 14-Apr-2021 000 00 00000000
Cloosiv 07-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
North 30-Jun-2020 000000000000000000 00000
Seed Platform 24-Jun-2019 0000000000
ThinAir 01-Oct-2018 Out of Business
Octopart 14-Aug-2015 Merger/Acquisition

Paul Graham Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Paul Graham Co-Investors (194)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Y Combinator 5 0 Series chart Industry bar
Liquid 2 Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Soma Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
Paul Buchheit 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Peter Thiel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Paul Graham FAQs

  • Who is Paul Graham?

    Paul Graham is an angel Investor who has made 48 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Paul Graham?

    Paul Graham is an angel investor.

  • What does Paul Graham do?

    As an angel investor, Paul Graham invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Paul Graham invested in?

    Paul Graham has made numerous investments in companies like Tenderd, Novig, and Playground (Multimedia and Design Software) within the Business/Productivity Software, Entertainment Software, and Multimedia and Design Software industries.

  • What has Paul Graham invested in recently?

    Paul Graham's latest investment was on 11-Jun-2024 in Tenderd, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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