Joe Lonsdale presented at GSV Pioneer Summit on Sep 14, 2016  

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Founder & Partner @
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50 Investments in 38 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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Joe Lonsdale is a founding partner at 8VC, a San Francisco-based venture capital fund. He serves on several boards including Addepar, OpenGov, Oscar, Illumio, Radius, Hyperloop and Wish.

Most recently, he was a founding partner at Formation 8. Before that, he founded Addepar, a leading wealth management technology platform, Palantir, a multi-billion dollar global software company best known for its work in defense and finance, and OpenGov. Previously, Joe was an early executive at Peter Thiel’s Clarium Capital, which they grew into a large global macro hedge fund. He also worked with the financial arm of PayPal while he was at Stanford.

Joe received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford. He often lectures and writes on entrepreneurship and technology.

Jobs (12)

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Founder & Partner

Founder

Aug 1, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)

Co-Founder

Sep, 2009 - Current   (about 7 years)

Co-Founder

Jun, 2004 - Current   (over 12 years)
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Jun, 2002
Nov, 2002
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$65M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jul, 2016$30M / Series B
May, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$1.6M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2016$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Sep, 2015$15.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2015$5.5M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2015$50M / Series F
Jul, 2015$8M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
May, 2015$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2015$15M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$15.34M / Series B
Jan, 2015$8M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2014$12M / Series BPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$17M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2014$15M / Series A
Sep, 2014$54.7M / Series C
Sep, 2014$7M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$50M / Series C
May, 2014$15M / Series B
May, 2014$80M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2014$7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$13M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2013$2.12M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2013$75M / Series B
Nov, 2013$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$19M / Series B
Jul, 2013$4M / Venture (Lead)
Jun, 2013$16M / Series A
May, 2013$3.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$6M / Series BPersonal Investment
Aug, 2012$1.2M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2012$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2012$14.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2012$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2012$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$8M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2012$500k / AngelPersonal Investment

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