Garry Tan Biography – Garry Tan Wiki
Garry Tan is an American designer, engineer, and investor in early-stage startups. He is the co-founder and managing partner of Initialized Capital, an early-stage venture capital fund that was earliest in Coinbase and Instacart. He also co-founded the blog platform Posterous and Posthaven. He was also a partner at Y Combinator from 2011 to 2015. He is also an investor in crypto exchange platform Coinbase.
In 2008, Tan co-founded the blog platform Posterous, which was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and then shut down. After the shutdown of Posterous, he co-founded the blog platform Posthaven in March 2013.
In 2011, he joined Y Combinator as a designer-in-residence, but was quickly promoted to partner, where he stayed until November 2015. While he was a partner at Y Combinator, he advised and funded over 600 companies and more than a thousand founders.
From Sep 2005 to Oct 2007, he was the Lead Engineer and Designer at Palantir Technologies. He was employee #10 at Palantir, where he was a founding member of the engineering team for Palantir’s financial analysis product, and also designed Palantir’s logo.
From 2003 to 2005, he was a Program Manager at Microsoft for Windows Mobile. He was responsible for Program management of ActiveSync 4.0, 4.1, 4.2 and Windows Vista releases of Windows Mobile synchronization and device management software.
He was a Software Engineer Intern at several firms including Sun Microsystems from Jun 2002 – Jan 2003, TheMan.com from Jun 2000 – Sep 2000, and Sapient from Jun 1998 – Jan 2000. At Sapient, he worked during high school and college, part time during school, full time during breaks.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from Stanford University. He was the President of the Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) at Stanford University.
Garry Tan Age
Garry Tan was born on March 21, 1981.
Garry Tan Wife
Is Garry Tan married? He is married to Stephanie Lim.
Garry Tan Children
Garry Tan has two children: Garrison and Solomon Stephanson. The family resides in San Francisco, California, United States.
Garry Tan Net Worth
Garry Tan’s net worth is under review. Initialized Capital is made up of a team of 6 investing partners with over $1 billion in assets under management and their startups have created more than $100 billion in market value in the past decade.
Garry Tan Instagram
Garry Tan’s Instagram account is @garrytan. His Instagram bio reads: “Founder @Initialized — Forbes Midas List Top 100 global VC — Earliest in Coinbase Instacart & startups worth $100B.”
Garry Tan Bio Summary
|Known For||Initialized Capital|
|Birthday||March 21, 1981|
|Family||Wife: Stephanie Lim. Children: Garrison and Solomon Stephanson|
|Net Worth||Under review|
|Education||BS in Computer Systems Engineering, Stanford University|