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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BS
Wharton Business School, MBA

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Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson is a founder and Managing Partner of Union Square Ventures. Fred began his career in venture capital in 1987 and he has focused exclusively on information technology investments for the past 16 years. From 1987 to 1996, Fred was first an Associate and then a General Partner at Euclid Partners, an early stage venture capital firm located in New York City.

In 1996, Fred co-founded Flatiron Partners. Fred was the Managing Partner of Flatiron Partners and was responsible for securing $150 million of initial capital commitments from Chase Capital Partners (now JP Morgan Partners) and SOFTBANK. He built the investment team, which grew to 10 investment professionals, and managed the creation of a $570 million portfolio.

Fred has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Fred has been a guest lecturer at The Stern School of Business at NYU and is active on a number of community and non-profit boards.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Engagio 2/2012Seed$540k6
Path101 2/2008Angel$350k21
WallStrip 1/2007Angel$600k4

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Sources

  1. Engagio goes from the comment section to a $540K seed investment (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. Company Blog Post (blog.path101.com) [edit]
  3. newteevee.com [edit]
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