Gary Vaynerchuk is presenting at Fast Company Innovation Festival on Nov 9, 2016  

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CEO & Partner @
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51 Investments in 50 Companies
Born:
November 14, 1975
Gender:
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Location:
New York
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http://www.garyvaynerchuk.com
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Gary Vaynerchuk is a co-founder and the CEO of VaynerMedia, a social media brand consulting agency.

Born with the entrepreneurial spirit, Vaynerchuk developed his family's wine store from $3 to $45 million in few years by launching WineLibrary.com, one of America's first wine websites. Fast forward to now, he's continued to use that same business savvy, along with his brother, to build VaynerMedia, a new breed of agency that helps Fortune 500 companies such as GE, PepsiCo, Hasbro, and the New York Jets find their social media voices and build their digital brands.

Vaynerchuk is also the author of three bestsellers: The Thank You Economy, CRUSH IT! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In On Your Passion, and Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy World.

Vaynerchuk obtained his bachelor’s degree from Mount Ida College in Newton, MA.

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CEO & Partner

Feb, 2014 - Current   (over 2 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$11.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2016$5.6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$15M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$500k / AngelPersonal Investment
May, 2015$2.5M / Seed
Apr, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$120k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$850k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2014$1.8M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
May, 2014$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2014$7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$2.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$25M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2013$2.12M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$2.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$4.7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$2.4M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Jun, 2013$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2013$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2012$3.1M / Series A (Lead)Personal Investment
May, 2012$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$1.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$900k / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Aug, 2011$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2011$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$1.5M / AngelPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$205k / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$1.35M / SeedPersonal Investment

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Fast Company Innovation Festival

November 09, 2016 - November 13, 2016

12:00am - 11:30pm

Civic Hall / NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, New York, United States

The Fast Company Innovation Festival will span the city, showcasing the most intriguing stories of innovation, creativity, and leadership.

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