Guy Kawasaki is the co-founder of Alltop.com, an online magazine that offers articles about popular topics. He is also a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures and the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Prior to that, he was the chief evangelist of Apple and an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google.
Kawasaki is the author of ten books, including Enchantment, Reality Check, The Art of the Start, Rules for Revolutionaries, How to Drive Your Competition Crazy, Selling the Dream, and The Macintosh Way.
Kawasaki holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and master’s degree from the University of California. He has also obtained an honorary doctorate degree from Babson College.
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|Dec, 2011||Buffer||$400k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2008||Posterous||$725k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|May, 2006||FilmLoop||$7M / Series B||Garage Technology Ventures|
|Jul, 2005||Simply Hired||$3M / Series B||Garage Technology Ventures|
|Feb, 2005||FilmLoop||$5.6M / Series A||Garage Technology Ventures|
|Sep, 2004||BitPass||$11.8M / Series B||Garage Technology Ventures|
|Jul, 2003||BitPass||$1.5M / Series A (Lead)||Garage Technology Ventures|
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|Jun 8, 2016||iAM Wire - 10 Books Indian Entrepreneurs Read & Recommend|
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Guy Kawasaki Art of the Start 2.0 and Startup Pitch Night on Oct 27, 2015