Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant
Venture Hacker, Investor, Venturehacks Co-Author

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Naval Ravikant is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Hit Forge, an angel fund for social media startups. He is also currently the Chairman of Vast.com and a Director at Mercantila, Qubescape, and Hive7. Previously, he has co-founded Chainn Inc. (a large Facebook economy developer), Epinions (acquired by Ebay as part of Shopping.com) and Genoa Corporation (acquired by Finisar). He is an investor in SocialMedia Inc., Twitter, WeGame, and many others. He also advised XFire (sold to Viacom) and Bix (Sold to Yahoo!) His personal blog is at Startupboy.com, and he is also a co-author of Venturehacks.com.

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Big Ideas 2010
Naval Ravikant (Investor, Venturehacks Co-Author)
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The rise of angel investors is part of a substantial, structural shift in power in Silicon Valley, with entrepreneurs gaining influence and prominence--and leverage. In this session, we'll look at the trends and their significance. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjzDY9Z3HF0 - you can watch the preso here. Read more.
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  • Berlin Partner
  • IBT
  • OpenSRS
  • PR Newswire
  • RIM
  • SoftLayer
  • StrataScale Inc.
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