Fred Wilson, Co-founder, Union Square Ventures
Would any list of awesome be complete without Fred Wilson? He’s been an investor in New York tech since the early days of Web 1.0, with his Flatiron Partners (founded in 1996), and a global figure in the VC world with his Union Square Ventures, which he founded in 2004 with Brad Burnham. Wilson was named the #1 Venture Capitalist by Heardable in its 2012 report on the Top 50 leading brands in venture capital and of course made the list of 50 VC and Angel Investors Every Entrepreneur Should Know.
Despite maintaining one of the busiest schedules, Fred provides the world daily with candid insights and often an untold perspective into the world of venture capital at his hugely popular blog – a must read for any entrepreneur.
Here is a tale told by Brad Feld of Fred’s willingness to help others in the space. There are a hundred more stories like this.
Keep up with Fred:
Image credit: CC by Lachlan Hardy