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Mamoon Hamid

Mamoon Hamid

Mamoon Hamid is a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins.

Mamoon Hamid is a general partner in Kleiner Perkins. He was also the co-founder of the venture capital firm Social Capital and served as its general partner until 2017 when he left the firm. He founded the firm in 2011 with Chamath Palihapitiya and Ted Maidenberg. Before founding Social Capital, he previously worked in U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Xilinx, and Deutsche Bank. He focuses on early-stage investments. He was listed in Forbes' Midas List four times, most recently in 2020.

Hamid was born in Pakistan and grew up in Frankfurt, Germany. He pursued a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University, which he chose due to his interest in space. Hamid completed his undergraduate degree when he was 19 years old. He also has a master's degree from Stanford University in management science and engineering, as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School. He can speak German, Hindi, and Urdu. As of July 2020, Hamid lives in Menlo Park, California with his wife and four children.

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January 1, 1978
Mamoon Hamid was born.

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Sophia Kunthara
September 24, 2021
Crunchbase News
Kleiner, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year, has always gone through iterations in its many decades of venture investing.
FinSMEs
July 8, 2021
FinSMEs
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Melia Russell
February 23, 2021
Business Insider
Summary List PlacementIn September 2019, Erica...
Jonathan Shieber
January 30, 2020
TechCrunch
Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is now going back out to the market to raise its 19th fund, according to multiple sources. The firm, which underwent a significant restructuring over the last two years, went on [...]
October 3, 2019
WebWire
TechCrunch, the leading technology media property dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news, today announced 20 participants will compete in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Each year, the event brings together tech titans, noted thought leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to offer unique insights into industry topics-of-the-moment. At the very heart of TechCrunch Disrupt, Startup Battlefield launch...
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