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Kevin Rose, investments: Foursquare and Fab
Rose is the founder of Digg, a user-submitted news site where readers "Digg" the stories they like most, promoting them to the site’s coveted front page.
Foursquare: Part of a $1.35 million, nine-participant angel investment in 2009 for the location sharing app.
Fab.com: Part of a $7.7 million, 18-participant series A funding round in 2011 for the design-centric online marketplace.
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Peter Thiel, investments: Facebook and Zynga
Thiel is the co-founder of Paypal, an online money sending site.
Facebook: Part of an early $500,000, two-participant angel investment in 2004. Thiel’s stake in the social media giant is now estimated at $2.13 billion.
Zynga: Part of a $10 million, 10-particpant series A round of funding in 2008 for the creators of numerous hit Facebook games including Farmville.
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Reid Hoffman, investment: Shopkick
Hoffman is the co-founder of LinkedIn, an online professional networking site.
Shopkick: Part of a $2.5 million, four-participant series A funding round in 2009, for the shopping deal app.
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Kevin Hartz, investments: Pinterest and Milo
Hartz is the co-founder of Eventbrite, an event promotion and ticket-sales website.
Pinterest: Part of a $500,000, 10-participant angel investment in 2010 and a $10 million, seven-participant series A funding round in 2011 for the virtual pin board site.
Milo: Part of a $950,000, seven-participant seed investment in 2008 and a $4 million, 17-participant series A round of funding in 2009, for the product comparison site.
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Eduardo Saverin, investment: ShopSavvy
Saverin is the former CFOand co-founder of Facebook , he has also invested in other early-stage tech startups Qwiki (an interactive video site) and Jumio (a mobile payments and identity verification company).
ShopSavvy: $7 million in venture round funding in 2011, for the comparison and mobile shopping app.
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Chris Sacca, investments: Twitter, Kickstarter, and Instagram
Sacca is the founder of Lowercase Capital, a company that manages more than 50 early-stage tech startups.
Twitter: Part of a $5 million, nine-participant series A funding round in 2007, for the popular social media site.
Kickstarter: Part of a $10 million, 18-participant venture round of funding in 2011, for the online fundrasing site.
Instagram: Part of a $7 million, five-participant series A funding round in 2011, for the social photo-sharing app.
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Caterina Fake, investment: Esty
Fake is the co-founder of Flickr, a photo-sharing site.
Etsy: Part of a $1 million, five-participant series A round of funding in 2006 for the online handmade marketplace.
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Chris Dixon, investment: Voxer
Dixon is the co-founder of Hunch, a recomendation-sharing app.
Voxer: Part of a $30 million, six-participant venture funding round in April 2012 for the walkie-talkie smartphone app.
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Timothy Ferriss, investments: Twitter and Posterous
Ferriss is the author of The 4-Hour Workweek (Crown Archetype, 2007) and has created a huge following and is a sought-after public speaker.
Twitter: Part of a $15 million, six-participant series B funding round in May 2008 for the micro-blogging site.
Posterous: Part of a $725,000, 11-participant angel investment in December 2008. Posterous has simplified blogging and now has more than 15 million monthly users.