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Co-Founder & Partner @
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13 Investments in 11 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Mountain View
Website:
http://sctvbox.com/himedia-q1-iv
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Paul Graham is a co-founder of Y Combinator, a startup accelerator in Mountain View, California. He is also a programmer, venture capitalist, and essayist.

Graham is the author of On Lisp (1993), ANSI Common Lisp (1995), and Hackers & Painters (2004). In 1995, he and Robert Morris started Viaweb, the first ASP, which in 1998 became Yahoo! Store. In 2002, he discovered a simple spam filtering algorithm that inspired the current generation of filters.

Graham has obtained a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Cornell University. He earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Applied Sciences with specialization in computer sciences from Harvard University, and studied painting at Rhode Island School of Design and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2015$3.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Sep, 2015$3M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jul, 2015$6.4M / VenturePersonal Investment
Mar, 2014$10.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2008$400k / AngelPersonal Investment
May, 2008$360k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2007$700k / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2006$100k / AngelPersonal Investment

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