SV Angel

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21 Aug, 2014

Seed round

Product Hunt raises $880,000 in addition to the $120,000 from Y Combinator. Investors include Kutcher’s A-Grade Investments, Ravikant, CrunchFund, SV Angel, and Greylock. Hoover:

Product Hunt has some advantages when it comes to fundraising. Because investors use it, we don’t have as much of a hard time getting in front of investors.


Disrupt NY interview


Arrington interviews Conway and Lee at the event. Conway says he is an executive investor in SV Angel and Lee is managing the fund.

But I have a huge vested interest…I get to come in and help entrepreneurs, I get to do what I enjoy

Lee responds to Arrington’s question over rumors the fund is looking to raise $400 million, saying it is looking at investment, but declines to give details:

We are exploring all options

16 Feb, 2012

Closes seed fund at $20m

Conway closes the fund with around 15 investments. He says oversubscription by family and friends doubled its size to $20 million. He says he has identified three megatrends where he plans to invest the money – crowd-sourcing realtime data like Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora; social media like Twitter and Facebook; and social commerce like Groupon and Gilt Groupe.

26 Feb, 2010

Adds $10m to SV Angel

Conway is reported to raise the money from outside investors to add to deal volume. He is already planning to put his own money into 30 startups in 2010.

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