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Hackers / Founders

We're a premier Silicon Valley private equity fund delivering outstanding returns to investors.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Mountain View, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2008
  • Employees 8
  • Website hf.cx

Company Summary

H/F Co-op: Accelerator and Founders Cooperative
http://hf.cx/coop

H/F Meetups: The largest network of technology founders in the world
http://hf.cx/global

H/F Funds: An exclusive group of investors and entrepreneurs
http://hf.cx/invest

Hackers / Founders
http://hf.cx

Team

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    Founder, CEO

    Founder of largest global community of tech founders: http://hf.cx
    Launched Incubator: http://hf.cx/coop

    Inventor of new asset class.
    Our 2013 Fund is up 333% over previous18 months.
    10 out of 13 startups raised and are growing.
    http://hf.cx/invest

    We run an Uncubator: http://hf.cx/coop/
    Startups selected via crowd source scoring by investors and entrepreneurs.

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    CRO, CFO

    My background has focused on executing company strategies leading to: increased market share, brand dominance, multiplied earnings, and return on investment; all leading to the highest valuations for equity holders. I work with stakeholders to assure business performance, reporting, and remediation to assure achievement of goals and objectives. I invest as an angel both individually and as part of a group.

Advisors

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    Eric Benisek & Barbara Gallagher: Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren LLP
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Samir Kaji: Director of Private Equity, First Republic Bank
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    Telemachus Luu: CTO, NephoScale
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    Leo Polovets: #2 Engineer LinkedIn
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    Worked @Telera, @Genesys • Studied at @UIUC, @Tsinghua
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    Hongyu Li
    Investor
    Unconfirmed
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    Charlie Wen
    Investor
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    Charlie Zha
    Founder IC Cafe Silicon Valley
    Unconfirmed
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    Shaw Zhang
    Investor
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    Andrew Roosevelt
    Interested in early stage VC, can help raise funds
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    Mikihiro Yasuda
    Investor
    Unconfirmed
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    Alex Chang
    Co-founded $250MM company. World traveler, marathoner, and cyclist. Angel investor.
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    Serial entrepreneur and investor from Mumbai, India
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    Chris Sang
    Entrepreneur, Developer, Angel & Advisor. Founder of two startups. H/F - Hackers Founders Australian Representative
    Unconfirmed
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    Dale Edmondson
    Legal Counsel & Litigation Coordinator @OmniVision Technologies. Investor in @Hackers / Founders & @H/F Next Fund.
    Unconfirmed
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    Dheeraj Sanka
    Product Manager @Intuit. Investor @Lenda , @Lob ,@Zesty
    Unconfirmed
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    Don Hutchison
    Advisor, investor & co-founder. Marin Software BOD; Recurrent Energy Co-founder & COB; Work.com Founder & CEO; Excite@Home GM/SVP; Netcom SVP, Sales & Mkt.
    Unconfirmed
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    Professor, @Santa Clara University School of Law; Co-Director, High Tech Law Institute. Former @Epinions GC. Teach Internet Law, IP & Advertising Law
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    Investor
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    Jeremy Katz
    Worked at @segTEL
    Unconfirmed
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    John Tauber
    Rice MBA, M&A experience acquiring 2 companies, Energy Commodity Marketing with Logistics Experience
    Unconfirmed
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    CRO & CFO @Hackers / Founders & @H/F Next Fund
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    Joshua Maley
    Investor
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    Justin Moryto
    Founded Hangar Resources, ProClass, and Night Way Invested in H/F, Wide IO, MyStudyLife, and PlayEnable
    Unconfirmed
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    MBA, PhD, and a Professional Engineer from Houston, Texas. Successful entrepreneur. Previously bought, grew multi-fold and sold companies.
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    2nd non-founding engineer at @LinkedIn => Engineer at @Google => Early engineer at @Factual => Partner at @Susa Ventures.
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    Mrinali Vaswani
    Investor
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    Muthu Muthusrinivasan
    Investor
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    Engineering product and team builder trained @Ooga Labs, honed @Yelp, managing Infrastructure @Uber
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    Priya Vaswani
    Investor
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    Rishi Vaswani
    Investor
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    Roy Rodenstein
    Investor Crashlytics (acq. Twitter), Rapportive (acq. LinkedIn). CEO TrueLens, co-founder Going.com (acq. AOL), co-founder Hacker Angels. MIT Media Lab '00.
    Unconfirmed
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    Samir Kaji
    Active Angel Investor and Advisor. Since 12' Focus on building early stage tech/VC practice @First Republic Bank Prior was @Silicon Valley Bank for 13 years
    Unconfirmed
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    Shalin Madan
    Investor @christophe-and-company @hackers • Studied at @Stern School of Business, @Berkeley
    Unconfirmed
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    Shashi Vaswani
    Ceo and President of About Time Inc , a distribution company which we grew to over 100 million in revenues WITHOUT giving up equity.
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    Suna Yalaz-Angell
    Relationship Associate at @Credit Suisse Private Banking. Investor in @Hackers / Founders & @H/F Next Fund.
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    Investor
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    Telemachus Luu
    CTO of @NephoScale. BS UC Berkeley, MBA Santa Clara.
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    Tim Fong
    venture partner @Next Play Capital board member @JusCollege mentor @500 Startups
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    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medical Device Consultant, Trader