Primary Role
Engineer at Facebook
2 Investments in 2 Companies

Person Details


Lars Rasmussen is an engineer at Facebook. Formerly, he was a member of Google's technical staff, based in the Sydney office, and with his brother Jens is co-founder of the Google Wave effort. In early 2003, the brothers co-founded a mapping start-up, Where 2 Technologies, which was acquired by Google in October of 2004. Lars joined Google and worked as one of the lead engineers in the team that turned this acquisition into Google Maps, now used by millions of people around the world. Lars holds a Ph.D. in theoretical computer science from the University of California at Berkeley. He has possibly the world's least developed sense of direction, and consistently types faster than he can spell.

Experience (2)


Investments (2)

  • 8e30087cfda8ccf109de34eef94fbbc1


    Canva facilitates graphic design by providing a drag-and-drop design tool and a library of stock...

    $3M  / Seed with 10 other investors

    Mar 19, 2013 - Seed Round Details
  • 259a4f02b4b757cb0a5bbdff3f983ba4


    Posse is a social search engine that allows users to discover and share recommendations for food...

    $500k  / Seed

    Mar 8, 2013 - Seed Round Details