Silicon Valley “super angel” Ron Conway has been called the “Godfather of Silicon Valley,” for his wide ranging influence. Since the 1990s, Conway, who now serves as a special advisor to SV Angel, has invested in more than 600 technology startups. “I call him the human router,” Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen told Fortune last year. Conway’s high profile investments include Google, Facebook, PayPal, Twitter, Square, Dropbox, and Airbnb.
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Conway is also an active philanthropist, and member of the UCSF Medical Center Chancellor’s Advisory Board. An outspoken advocate for gun control and immigration reform, Conway is a supporter of Mark Zuckerberg’s lobbying group FWD.us.
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