Timothy Berners-Lee Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Portfolio
  • 3

Timothy Berners-Lee General Information


Mr. Timothy Berners-Lee is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer & Board Member at Inrupt. He is a Co-Founder of Open Data Institute and serves as its President. He serves as Advisor at Glasswing Ventures. He is an angel investor. He serves as an Advisory Board Member and Board Observer at QiO Technologies. Named one of Time Magazine's '100 Most Important People of the 20th Century,' Tim invented the web while at CERN in 1989. He is the Founder and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the international standards forum for technical development of the Web, and the Web Foundation whose mission is that the World Wide Web serves Humanity. He co-founded and is President of the Open Data Institute in London. Tim is a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Computer Science and AI Lab ("CSAIL") where his research group works to re-decentralize the web. In April 2017, Sir Tim was awarded the Turing Prize which is considered the "Nobel Prize of Computing". Tim is a long time defender of Net Neutrality and the openness of the web.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Boston, MA
  • United States

Timothy Berners-Lee Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
DuckDuckGo 09-Jun-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Information Services (B2C) Profitable 0000000 0000000-000
00000000 000000000 13-Aug-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000-000
0000 29-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000-000
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Timothy Berners-Lee Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Timothy Berners-Lee Angel Investor 0 0 Boston, MA
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Timothy Berners-Lee Co-Investors (19)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
First Star Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
GP Bullhound 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mitchell Kapor 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Thrive Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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