Naval Ravikant is an Indian-American entrepreneur and a top investor. He is also a co-founder, chairman and a former CEO of seed funding investment company AngleList. He has an invested in over 250+ diferent companies. In this blog, we will see Naval Ravikant life story and more
Naval Ravikant small introduction.
Naval Ravikant is an Indian-American entrepreneur and a top investor. He is also a co-founder, chairman and a former CEO of seed funding investment company AngleList. He is also an avid reader, writer, and podcaster, who shares his insights on topics such as happiness, wealth, and wisdom.
He has an invested in over 250+ diferent companies globally including Uber, Notion, SnapLogic, Poshmark, OpenDNS, Twitter, Uber and some more companies.
Naval Ravikant, is also one the best motivation speaker who has a podcaster of his own, ‘Nav.al’. One podcast of Naval ‘How to get rich’ which is very popular podcast among the youth.
Naval Ravikant Early Life.
Naval Ravikant is an Indian-American entrepreneur, was born on November 5, 1974 in New Delhi, India. At the age of 9, Naval’s family had moved from New Delhi to New York, United State of America. His father was a pharmacist in India. Shortly after moving, Naval’s parents split up due to personal problem. After then, his mother takes the responsibility of Naval’s education. After his education, Naval made the move to southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northen California i.e Silicon Vallly.
Naval Ravikant loves reading books. He often used to read books for hours in the library during his school and college days.
Naval Ravikant Education
Naval completed his education from public college-preparatory Stuyvesant High School, specialized high school in New York City, United States of America. Then in 1995, Naval graduated from Dartmouth College (Private Ivy League Research university) in Hanover, New Hampshire. After graduating from Dartmouth College, Naval had a brief activity at American global managment consulting firm Boston Consulting Group, Inc. (BCG)
Since college days, Naval had a lot of interest in startup and business. He used to bunk the college class and sit in the library and read alot of biography of startup founders.
Naval Ravikant Relationship:
In 2014, Naval married with Krystle Cho. Krystle Cho is a visual designer, artist and model. Naval and Krystle have a son name Neo and he lives with his family in San Francisco.
Naval Ravikant Start-up:
In below, we will see some important start-ups and initial investments of Navl Ravikant.
In 1999, Naval and with his friend, co-founded consumers product review site Epinions. Epinion.com was a general consumer review site founded in 1999. They were raised $45 million in venture capital.
Later, Epinions was acquired by DealTime, later Shopping.com and later, acquired by eBay in 2005.
In 2007, Ravikant founded venture capital fund, The Hit Forge. It is a leading investor in Twitter, Uber and Stack Overflow.
In 2017, in partnership with open-source R&D lab “Protocol Labs” (Filecoin). This company is a platform for cryptocurrency companies which provide infrastructure to launch their initial coin offerings (IOCs)
In 2010, Naval co-founded AngelList, which started in 2007 as a co-writer a blog called Venture Hacks. In 2022, AngelList reached a $4 billion valuation which is one biggest achievment.
In 2014, Naval founded MetaStable Capital, a cryptocurrency hedge fund that owned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero and other cryptocurrencies.
Naval have a podcast ‘Nav.al’ and ‘Spearhead.co’ where he talks about philosophy, business, and investing and money-making tips.
Date of Birth
November 5, 1974
48 years old
New Delhi, India
Married with Krystle Cho
Nav.al & Spearhead.co
Life Lession Naval Ravikant:
Naval Ravikant is a well-known entrepreneur, investor, and thinker. He is the co-founder and former CEO of AngelList, a platform that connects startups with investors. He is also an avid reader, writer, and podcaster, who shares his insights on topics such as happiness, wealth, and wisdom. Here are 10 quotes from Naval Ravikant that can inspire you to live a better life:
– “Happiness is a state where nothing is missing.”
– “The most important skill for getting rich is becoming a perpetual learner. You have to know how to learn anything you want to learn.”
– “Earn with your mind, not your time.”
– “You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.”
– “The internet has massively broadened the possible space of careers. Most people haven’t figured this out yet.”
– “The modern struggle: Lone individuals summoning inhuman willpower, fasting, meditating, and exercising, up against armies of scientists & statisticians weaponizing abundant food, screens, & medicine into junk food, clickbait news, infinite porn, endless games & addictive drugs.”
– “That which you most desire lies outside your comfort zone.”
– “The most powerful people are not those who control others, but those who can control themselves.”
– “You are not your body. You are not your thoughts. You are the observer of both.” – “The purpose of life is to find your gift. The meaning of life is to give it away.”
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