Timothy Ferriss is a start-up angel investor Twitter, Posterous, RescueTime and others, blogger and entrepreneur.
Tim's best-known written work is The 4-Hour Workweek, which had been sold into 35 languages and reached #1 on The New York Times, BusinessWeek and The Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. On May 3, 2009, it celebrated its 2nd straight year on The New York Times business bestseller list since its publication on April 27, 2007.
Tim is a Guest Lecturer in High-Tech Entrepreneurship and Electrical Engineering at Princeton University since 2003.
Other education-related interests includes social media-based fundraising experiments, such as LitLiberation, which outraised television host Stephen Colbert 3-to-1 with no fixed costs. Most recently, Tim used Twitter as a distributed tool for gathering data on post-campaign donations (see Tweet to Beat).
Tim is on the advisory board of DonorsChoose.org, Evernote, StumbleUpon, Trippy, about.me, TaskRabbit and Uber.
Tim has been invited to speak at some of the world’s most innovative organizations, including Google, MIT, Harvard Business School, Nike, PayPal, Facebook, The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Microsoft, Ask.com, Nielsen, Princeton University, the Wharton School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Tim has also been invited to speak and keynote at world-renowned technology summits including EG, FOO Camp, E-Tech, Supernova, LeWeb, and the Web 2.0 Exposition, where he shared the stage with figures like Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board of Google, and Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon.
Tim received his B.A. degree from Princeton University in 2000, where he studied in the Neuroscience and East Asian Studies departments.
|Apr, 2015||MD Insider||$9.5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2014||MD Insider||$1.5M / Seed (Lead)||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2014||Soma||$2.2M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2014||Exo Protein Bars||$1.2M / Seed (Lead)||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2014||SkyKick||$3M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|May, 2014||Grove||$2.05M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2014||Wealthfront||$35M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2014||Expa||$50M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2013||Shyp||$2.1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2013||Zendrive||$1.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2013||Soma||$3.7M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2013||Sano||$3.75M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2012||BlackJet||$2.14M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2012||FOBO||$1.6M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2012||Cozy||$1.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2012||Artillery||$2.5M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||TaskRabbit||$13M / Series C||500 Startups|
|Oct, 2011||Duolingo||$3.3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|May, 2011||TaskRabbit||$5M / Series A||500 Startups|
|Apr, 2011||Milk||$1.5M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2011||Graphicly||$3.8M / Series A||500 Startups|
|Oct, 2010||Unsubscribe.com||$2.1M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|2010||Vittana||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2009||SimpleGeo||$1.47M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2009||DailyBurn||$525k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2008||Foodzie||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2008||Posterous||$725k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2008||Reputation.com||$2.6M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2008||RescueTime||$900k / Series A||Personal Investment|
|May, 2008||$15M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2006||Badongo.com||undisclosed amount / Series A||Personal Investment|
B.A., East Asian Studies2000
|May 18, 2016||Entrepeneur Magazine - Best-Selling Author Tim Ferriss Doles Out Business Advice|
|Feb 26, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Bestselling author Seth Godin recommends 7 audiobooks that will change your life|
|Feb 5, 2016||crumz.biglaunch.net - Contact|
|Jan 5, 2016||Entrepeneur Magazine - The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library|
|May 21, 2015||Inc.com - 30 Business Books to Read Before You're 30|
|Mar 13, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Chris Guillebeau Previews His New Book/Survival Guide, “The $100 Startup”|
|Dec 4, 2014||Bloomberg - Cyril Parkinson: Philosopher of Time Management|
|Nov 19, 2014||Mashable - Tim Ferriss on personal mantras, work-life separation and the future of flexible careers|
- Tim Ferriss on Becoming Jason Bourne - Inside Quest
- Tim Ferriss shares how to master any skill by deconstructing it | The Next Web
- THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW
- A Day in the Life of Tim Ferriss; A Morgan Spurlock Production
- 056: Tim Ferriss | Techniques for Better Life [Spartan Up ]