Overview

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Primary Role
Co-Founder @
Investments
19 Investments in 12 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://parker.org/
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Person Details

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Sean Parker is a serial entrepreneur and a managing partner at the Founders Fund. As one of the three founders of Napster in 1999, Sean helped architect and manage the peer-to-peer file sharing application to become one of the largest on the net. Parker subsequently helped found and manage Plaxo, a VC-backed contact management application company.

More recently, Parker worked as the Founding President of Facebook before moving on to join up with Peter Thiel at The Founders Fund, a seed-stage venture capital firm. Parker also recently led the move to launch Causes, a new developer application that organizes individuals' charitable giving on Facebook as well as contributing as an investor at Spotify. He is also a co-founder of Airtime, reuniting with Napster co-founder Shawn Fanning at this social video company backed by Founders Fund.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Serial Entrepreneur & Managing Partner Emeritus

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Unknown
Unknown
Co-Founder
1999
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Co-Founder
2004
2005
Founding President

Board & Advisor Roles (8)

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  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Advisory Board
  • Member of Board of Directors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Mar, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Mar 1, 2010
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$7M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$50M / Series C
Mar, 2016$5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$3.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2015$10M / Grant (Lead)Personal Investment
Dec, 2013$23M / Series BPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$75M / Private EquityPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$12M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2012$6.25M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$85M / Series E
Feb, 2012$750k / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$17.3M / Venture
Nov, 2010$25M / Series C
Sep, 2010$1.5M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2010€11.6M / Series CPersonal Investment
Apr, 2009$1.2M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009$5M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2008$16M / Series C
Dec, 2006$18M / Series B

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