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Kevin Rose

Investor & Entrepreneur

Kevin Rose is a Partner at True Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm that has invested over $3.8 billion in a portfolio of over 350 companies.
He hosts the Kevin Rose Show, a podcast offering forward-looking insights into investing, artificial intelligence, wellness, and culture through conversations with experts at the vanguard of their fields.
As an entrepreneur, Kevin founded DIGG, the first social news platform, which, at its peak, garnered over 38 million monthly users. He was the founder of ZERO, an intermittent fasting app; OAK, a meditation app; and PROOF, a media and technology company focused on bringing exceptional digital art to the masses through Web 3. He was CEO of HODINKEE, and General Partner at Google Ventures.
Kevin's investment portfolio led Bloomberg to name him a "Top 25 angel investor." Notable investments include Twitter, Facebook, Zynga, Square, Medium, Foursquare, Nextdoor, Blue Bottle Coffee, Clever, Ripple, Oura, Solana, Filecoin, Magic Spoon, Art Blocks, and Endel.
A five-time Webby Award winner, Kevin has been named a Top 25 Web Celebrity (Forbes), one of the Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web (Time), among the Most Influential People on the Web (Businessweek), and a Top 35 Innovator under 35 by MIT.
He has appeared on the ABC Nightline News, The Jimmy Fallon Show (as a two-time guest), the Charlie Rose Show, the Joe Rogan Show, and the Tim Ferriss Show. His image has been featured on the covers of Businessweek, Inc Magazine, RedHerring, BusinessPunk, and 7x7 Magazine.

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Events featuring Kevin Rose
Events featuring Kevin Rose