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Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

American businessman and co-founder of Reddit

Alexis Ohanian is an investment partner and angel investor in San Francisco, California, United States who focuses on online communities. He invests in series A-F, seed rounds, corporate rounds, and venture rounds. As of April 2020, Alexis Ohanian made 129 investments. His latest investment was in the Series F round of Impossible Foods on March 16, 2020 ($500M). His personal portfolio companies include Impossible Foods, Homeis, AdQuick, Origin Protocol, Cloud9, Picfair, Upcall, and Lattice. Impossible Foods is a company developing plant-based substitutes for meat, dairy, and fish products.

Ohanian has also made 12 partner investments in Horizon Blockchain, AdQuick, Gloria, Standard Cognition, Oh My Green, Paperspace, Ro, Skip Scooters, and CoinTracker. He is also a Managing Partner, General Partner at Initialized Capital as of 2011 and Founder at breadpig as of November 2007. Initialized Capital is early stage VC firm focused on helping software engineers, designers and product people with their first seed checks. Breadpig offers a variety of handholding services to creators who want to self-publish innovative things.

Timeline

April 24, 1983
Alexis Ohanian was born in Brooklyn.

Invested in

Patents

Further Resources

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15 Things You Didn't Know About Alexis Ohanian

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October 15, 2018

Alexis Ohanian Carthage College Commencement Address 2014

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May 25, 2014

Alexis Ohanian: It's 'absurd' that men feel threatened by successful women

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August 2, 2018

Alexis Ohanian: Organic Community of Web3 is Undeniable

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February 3, 2022

How Alexis Ohanian Met His Future Wife Serena Williams

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May 8, 2018

News

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Jordan Crook
June 10, 2021
TechCrunch
In June of last year, Alexis Ohanian announced that he was leaving Initialized Capital, the venture firm he co-founded alongside Garry Tan in 2011. Nearly a year later, he's announcing that his new venture firm, Seven Seven Six, has raised $150 million for its first fund. Seven Seven Six is named for the year of [...]
Jonathan Shieber
April 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Pearpop, the marketplace for social collaborations between the teeming hordes of musicians, craftspeople, chefs, clowns, diarists, dancers, artists, actors, acrobats, aspiring celebrities and actual celebrities, has raised $16 million in funding that includes what seems like half of Hollywood, along with Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six venture firm and Bessemer Venture Partners. The funding was [...]
Seven Seven Six
April 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Itsme, the next-generation social platform, today announced $15.175MM in Series A funding led by Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six, with...
Natasha Mascarenhas
January 30, 2021
TechCrunch
When Robinhood, a startup that promises to make finance accessible for all, temporarily limited trading on GameStop, AMC, and other memestocks, many retail investors were pissed that the fintech darling suddenly didn't live up to its name. The specific reasons may have been short-term and technical, but the choice looked corrupt to the average person. [...]
Sarah Perez
January 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android [...]
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