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Wendell Brown

Entrepreneurial inventor of internet, security, telecom, and virtual workforce technologies.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendellbrownofficial
Others: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendell_Brown
United States
Accredited investor
Member since September 07, 2011
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Type of investor Angel Seed Fund
Typical investment size $50,000 - $100k $100k - $250k
Typical investments in a year 3
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School/Associations of interest
Cornell, Stanford, USC
Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Education
Cornell University , BS , Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur, Investor, Inventor, Mentor

Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer Award (nominated)
Edison Awards (nominated)
World Technology Network - Social entrepreneur award (nominated).
Won DEMO God award (for Teleo).
Was the youngest recipient of the BS Scholar Fellowship (Hughes Aircraft).
Endowed a scholarship at Soka University.
Invented the core technology behind the work-at-home call center industry (Liveops),
which saves millions of gallons of gasoline and enables employment of thousands of
home workers including veterans and people with disabilities.
Started a LED-lighting company which saves the world power, money, and CO2 levels.
Video games written: Starwars (Colecovision), Moonsweeper, NovaBlast, and others.
Architected/co-designed: eVoice voice mail system (used by AT&T and others).
Architected/designed: First iPhone app which tracked calories and exercise (WebDiet).
Architected/co-designed: Top 10 selling PC software product (Guard Dog)
Co-founded company that shipped one of the first products for Apple's Mac (Hippo-C).
Worked on early electric and solar cars.
Authored multiple computer articles (Byte magazine, etc)
Private pilot.

My favorite startups:

SpaceX, Dropbox, Beyond Meat, Twilio (plus all the ones I've founded/invested in)

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