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Saar Gur

An American entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is a general partner at CRV and was named one of the top 8 venture capitalists by Forbes and one of the top 10 venture capitalists under the age of 36 by Venture Capital Journal.

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Saar Gur American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and kite surfer. He is a general partner at CRV and was named one of the top 8 venture capitalists by Forbes and one of the top 10 venture capitalists under the age of 36 by Venture Capital Journal. Saar Gur has made early investments into the following companies: MileIQ (acquired by Microsoft), Oportun (formerly Progress Financial), Viki (acquired by Rakuten), Orchestra/Mailbox (acquired by Dropbox), Admob (acquired by Google for $750 million), Flixtster (acquired by Time Warner), Doordash, Patreon, Classpass, and Laurel & Wolf. He is also the co-founder of BrightRollBrightRoll which was acquired by Yahoo. According to AngelList Saar Gur has made 32 investments and 17 exits.

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At CRV, Gur has continued the trend of helping build great companies by backing entrepreneurs at Altius EducationAltius Education, Blippy, and Progress Financial from the earliest stages, while also getting involved in the firm’s investments in Twitter and Scribd. And those entrepreneurs love him. Because he’s walked in their shoes, Gur “gets it.” We’ve heard him described countless times as fantastic, extremely helpful, and always available. He has shown the chops to be a great investor, and we’re watching eagerly to see what he does next.
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From 2001 to 2003 Saar Gur attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated with a master of business administrationbusiness administration (MBA).

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On March 2007 Saar Gur became a General Partner and venture capitalist for the venture capital firmventure capital firm CRV. Notable investments he has made as a General Partner at CRV are Doordash (seed), Patreon (seed), Ring (seed), Classpass (series A), Bird, Oportun, and Dropbox. Saar Gur has a quote on his profile page on the CRV website by Margaret Mead stating:

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Saar Gur American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and kite surfer. He is a general partner at CRV and was named one of the top 8 venture capitalists by Forbes and one of the top 10 venture capitalists under the age of 36 by Venture Capital Journal. Saar Gur has made early investments into the following companies: MileIQ (acquired by Microsoft), Oportun (formerly Progress Financial), Viki (acquired by Rakuten), Orchestra/Mailbox (acquired by Dropbox), AdmobAdmob (acquired by Google for $750 million), Flixtster (acquired by Time Warner), Doordash, Patreon, Classpass, and Laurel & Wolf. He is also the co-founder of BrightRoll which was acquired by Yahoo. According to AngelList Saar Gur has made 32 investments and 17 exits.

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Saar Gur American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and kite surfer. He is a general partner at CRV and was named one of the top 8 venture capitalists by Forbes and one of the top 10 venture capitalists under the age of 36 by Venture Capital Journal. Saar Gur has made early investments into the following companies: MileIQ (acquired by Microsoft), Oportun (formerly Progress Financial), Viki (acquired by RakutenRakuten), Orchestra/Mailbox (acquired by Dropbox), Admob (acquired by Google for $750 million), Flixtster (acquired by Time Warner), Doordash, Patreon, Classpass, and Laurel & Wolf. He is also the co-founder of BrightRoll which was acquired by Yahoo. According to AngelList Saar Gur has made 32 investments and 17 exits.

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