Tony Conrad is presenting at Slush 2016 on Nov 30, 2016  


Primary Role
Co-Founder, CEO @
36 Investments in 20 Companies
San Francisco

Person Details


Tony Conrad is co-founder and CEO of (acquired by Aol in December 2010 and bought back by the founders in February 2013), the platform for representing personal identity online. He is also a Founding Venture Partner at True Ventures where he serves on the Board of Directors of Automattic (WordPress), Blue Bottle Coffee, appssavvy, Quarterly, KISSmetrics, Qualaroo and led True's investment in MakerBot, ToyTalk, 9GAG and Betable.

Previously, Tony was co-founder & CEO Sphere (acquired by AOL in April, 2008). In addition, Tony has managed investments in Typekit (acquired by Adobe), Milk (acquired by Google), OnTheAir (acquired by Yahoo), Post Communications (NASDAQ: NTVS), QuinStreet (NASDAQ: QNST), Danger (acquired by Microsoft), Sabrix (acquired by Thompson Reuters), Stonyfield Farms (acquired by Groupe Danone), TAGGED (WeGame), Oddpost (acquired by Yahoo), Iconoculture, MusicNow (acquired by Circuit City), Centive (acquired by Xactly).

Tony is a T4O national co-chair of Technology for Obama. His interests include being a dad, travel, architecture, the Cubs, scuba and IRONMAN triathlons. He’s a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington. Tony is originally from a small Indiana farming community, has lived in Paris, Jakarta, New Dehli, New York and currently lives in San Francisco.

Jobs (3)


Co-Founder, CEO

Feb 6, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Partner, Member of Founding Team

Jan 1, 2005 - Current   (almost 12 years)
Director Mergers & Acquisitions
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$2M / Venture
Apr, 2016$13.57M / Series D
Oct, 2015$6M / Series B
Jun, 2015$4.1M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2015$3M / Series B
Jun, 2015$74.96M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2015$11M / Series B
Dec, 2014$15M / Series C
Sep, 2014$2.2M / Venture
Jun, 2014$5M / Series A
Apr, 2014$3.5M / Series A
Mar, 2014$2.5M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2014$1.25M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2014$25.7M / Series B
Nov, 2013$18.5M / Series A
Jul, 2013$7M / Series B
Apr, 2013$2.4M / Venture
Mar, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2012$12M / Series B
Aug, 2012$1.6M / Seed
Jun, 2012$1.75M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2012$20M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2011$7.1M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2011$1.75M / Venture
Aug, 2011$10M / Venture
Apr, 2011$1.5M / Angel
Oct, 2010$4M / Venture
Oct, 2010$3.2M / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2010$2M / Series A
Apr, 2010$3.17M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2009$3M / Series A
Jul, 2009$550k / Seed
May, 2009$1.5M / Series B
Oct, 2008$3.1M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2008$3M / Series A
May, 2007$2M / Series A

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Slush 2016

November 30, 2016 - December 01, 2016

Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre , Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

November 30–December 1, 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. Building a radically positive culture for pushing things forward.

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