Ron Conway

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Ron Conway is an American investor and venture capitalist born in San Francisco in 1951. He has invested in at least 650 startups via his fund, SV Angel. He is involved in politics, advocating immigration reform and efforts by the Silicon Valley tech industry to pursue policy objectives. He worked for National Semiconductor, Altos Computer Systems, and Personal Training Systems. He is renowned for extensive networking, including involving Arnold Schwarzenegger, Shaquille O’Neal, Henry Kissinger, and Ashton Kutcher in tech investment, among others. He previously contributed to companies in the Y Combinator startup seed program. He is married and has three sons.

26 Sep, 2010

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I am having a hard time resolving the person I quite literally grew up with in this business, with the person who sent the email to which I am replying. Your anger and personal accusations hurt, and it is clear they are intended to


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Ron Conway is born in the Bay Area. He is the sixth child, along with his twin brother, Rick, in an Irish Catholic family of 12 children, six boys and six girls. His father is an executive at the Oakland, Calif.-based American President Lines shipping company, and later starts a business in the shipping container industry. He attends St. Stephen’s and Stuart Hall schools. His twin brother says he was shy when young:

In grammar school, no one would have expected he’d become the mayor of Silicon Valley

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