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California Institute of Technology, BS 2006
Computer Science

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Adam D'Angelo

Adam D’Angelo is a Founder and CEO of Quora.

He previously served as Chief Technology Officer at Facebook, where he oversaw new product development and managed the engineering team. In addition, he guided the site’s architecture and infrastructure to ensure scalability as the site expanded.

Prior to serving as CTO, Adam led the Facebook Platform team and, as an engineer, built the initial infrastructure for news feed, ad targeting and delivery, and worked on scalability and optimization. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Shopular 9/2013Series A$6.4M2
Tapas Media 8/2013Seed$650k3
Vamo 7/2013Convertible Note$1.6M24
Wealthfront 3/2013Series B$20M12
Quora 5/2012Series B$50M4
Instagram 2/2011Series A$7M5
Asana 4/2009Angel$1.2M13



  1. Mobile Deal-Finding App Shopular Raises $6.4 Million Series A From Sequoia ( [edit]
  2. Tapastic Hits A Million Monthly Uniques And Gets An Additional $650,000 In Funding From Adam D’Angelo And Others ( [edit]
  3. Facebook Veteran Ari Steinberg’s New Startup Vamo Taps Big Data To Book You Cheap And Easy Travel ( [edit]
  4. Wealthfront, The Investing Service That Has Made Me Money, Raises $20M From Index, Greylock and Social+Capital Partnership ( [edit]
  5. Quora Raises $50M At $400M From Peter Thiel, D’Angelo Puts In $20M Of His Own Money ( [edit]
  6. Instagram Raises $7M ( [edit]
  7. Asana ( [edit]
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