Evan Williams Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 30
  • Portfolio
  • 13
  • Exits
  • 14
Exits

Evan Williams General Information

Description

Mr. Evan Williams serves as Chief Executive Officer of Medium Corporation. He also served as Advisor at Neighborland. In January 1999 he co-founded Pyra Labs, which created the blog-publishing service Blogger (and coined the term "blogger"), which was acquired by Google in early 2003. He then co-founded Odeo and Obvious Corp, which gave birth to Twitter in 2006. He was Twitter's co-founder, lead investor, and former CEO. Twitter has become one of the most used sites on the Internet, with over 280 million people logging into the service each month and sending half a billion tweets each day. In 2011, along with Obvious Ventures advisors, Biz Stone, and Jason Goldman, he restarted Obvious Corp and began a mix of start-up investing and incubation. He has invested in Branch (acquired by Facebook), mobile life coach service Lift, plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat, and household device maker Nest (acquired by Google). He is also an Angel Investor.

Contact Information

Website
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Evan Williams Investments (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sanity (Business/Productivity Software) 14-Oct-2020 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
0000 (000000000000 17-Sep-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000 0000000 000000 19-Jun-2020 0000 00000 000 Internet Software Startup 0000 00000000
000000000 21-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000000 (0000 000 29-Oct-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000 0000 22-Nov-2017 00000 00000 0000 Food Products Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 00000000
000000 26-Apr-2017 00000 00000 00000 Educational Software Profitable 0000 00000000
0000000 20-Oct-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Application Software Out of Business 0000 00000000
AirHelp 01-Sep-2016 Early Stage VC 0000 Legal Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Medium (Publishing) 21-Apr-2016 Later Stage VC 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
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Evan Williams Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Neighborland 16-Sep-2019 Merger/Acquisition
000000 0000 02-May-2019 000 00000
000000 19-Apr-2019 000000000000000000
0000000 12-Sep-2018 000000000000000000 000.00
000000 28-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 00000
0000 000000 000000 14-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 00000
00000 0000000000 08-Mar-2017 000000000000000000
0000000 00000000 01-Jan-2017 000000000000000000
Din 21-Oct-2016 Out of Business
Hodinkee 11-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Evan Williams Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Evan Williams Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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Evan Williams Co-Investors (125)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Khosla Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Naval Ravikant 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Spark Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
AccorHotels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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