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23 Investments in 17 Companies

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Jaan works on the overall strategy for ASI, on top of researching and reviewing potential portfolio companies.

He is considered to be one of the foremost experts on P2P technologies, and together with Ahti and Priit worked out the core elements for Kazaa and Skype. He continues to be involved with Skype, where he's one of the lead system architects.

Jaan has been known to sketch potential solutions for teleportation on napkins. Voracious reading and home life make up the rest of his pastimes.

Jaan holds a degree in theoretical physics from the University of Tartu.

Currently he serves as CTO of MetaMed Research LLC, and also a co-founder of the Cambridge Project of Existential Risk.

Jobs (3)


CTO and Founder

Sep, 2012 - Current   (about 4 years)

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2016$3.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2016$2.6M / VenturePersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2016$1.3M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jun, 2016$2.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$575k / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$3.27M / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2015$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2015€800k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2015€500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$660k / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$700k / VenturePersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$540k / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$1.71M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$1.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014€1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014€360k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013€260k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$70k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$1.23M / VenturePersonal Investment

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