11 lessons from venture capitalist Fred Wilson by CBInsights

TL;DR - Fred Wilson has grown his position as a thought leader alongside his career as a successful VC.

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Tags - notable investors, thought leaders

Questions addressed:

  • Who is Fred Wilson?
  • What is his impact on the VC industry?


  • Fred Wilson is a successful VC at Union Square Ventures, where he has had at least one billion-dollar exit from his firm’s portfolio every year since 2011.
  • He is also a prominent thought leader who started a blog the same year he founded Union Square Ventures.
  • He is also known for being a great mentor to founders, calling himself an “investor who cares.”

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