name

David Sacks

HQ Location: USA

RANK #4

David is the Founder and CEO of Yammer Inc., the leading real-time communication platform for companies, groups and organizations worldwide. Yammer launch in September of 2008 and has now surpassed the 50,000 networks mark.
Prior to Yammer, David was involved in the internet space for ten years as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, starting with PayPal in 1999. David was PayPal's Chief Operating Officer and product leader, taking the company from startup to IPO and eventual sale to eBay for $1.5 billion
Subsequently, he founded Geni.com, which is creating a family tree of the whole world, enabling millions of family members to connect, share, and preserve their lives. He also produced and financed the movie "Thank You For Smoking". He has a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Founder/CEO Yammer, Inc. September 2008 - Present (6 years) Yammer is the Enterprise Social Network, a secure solution for internal corporate communication and collaboration. Initially developed at Geni, Yammer was spun out into a new company after winning the TechCrunch50 conference in September 2008. Today, employees at over 100,000 businesses worldwide use Yammer, including most of the Global 2000. Yammer was acquired by Microsoft in July 2012 for $1.2 billion and is now a core part of its cloud/social strategy. Founder/CEO Geni, Inc. June 2006 - July 2009 (3 years 2 months) Geni.com is creating a family tree of the whole world, enabling millions of family members to connect, collaborate, and preserve their lives. With over 100 million people connected in one family tree, Geni is the leader in collaborative genealogy. In November 2012, Geni was acquired by MyHeritage to create the most complete offering in the genealogy space. I currently serve on the board of MyHeritage. Producer Thank You For Smoking 2003 - 2006 (3 years) Produced and financed the independent film THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, which was acquired and distributed by Fox Searchlight. Among other honors, the film was nominated for Best Picture in the comedy/musical category at the 2006 Golden Globes. PayPalCOO PayPal 1999 - 2002 (3 years) As Chief Operating Officer and PayPal's product leader, managed 700 employees, and built many of our key teams

Numbers of Unicorns

17

11916

Rank (Xs)

#4

Investments

79

Exits

43

Numbers of Unicorns

17

11916

Rank (Xs)

#4

Investments

79

Exits

43

All Unicorns

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Company name

ENTRY ROUND

VALUATION at entry ($M)

VALUATION 

PayPal Holdings

PayPal Holdings

Series A

$4.5M

333

$1500M

Lyft

Lyft

$5.39M

3818

$20580M

Postmates

Postmates

Series D

$7.05M

553

$3900M

Twitter

Twitter

Series A

$10M

1416

$14160M

Affirm

Affirm

Series A

$15M

793

$11890M

Intercom

Intercom

Series A

$15.58M

83

$1300M

Getaround

Getaround

Series A

$20M

60

$1200M

Mixpanel

Mixpanel

Series A

$20M

55

$1100M

Uber

Uber

Seed

$20M

3786

$75710M

Gusto

Gusto

Seed

$25M

385

$9630M

Fundbox

Fundbox

Series B1

$45M

24

$1100M

AngelList

AngelList

Series B

$126M

33

$4100M

BitGo

BitGo

Series B

$186M

6

$1200M

Addepar

Addepar

Series C

$200M

11

$2170M

Houzz

Houzz

Series C

$310M

13

$4000M

Quora

Quora

Series C

$820M

2

$2000M

Opendoor

Opendoor

Series A

$3500M

2

$5800M

All $100M+

Company name

ENTRY ROUND

VALUATION at entry ($M)

VALUATION 

3827

OneLogin

$2.83M

117

$330M

3409

Mode Analytics

$3.12M

51

$158M

3492

MyHeritage

Series A

$4.5M

133

$600M

1039

Clutter

$5.5M

109

$600M

2969

Lightning Labs

$8M

44

$350M

4856

Scribd

Series A

$14.6M

31

$450M

4799

Sandbox VR

$24M

8

$185M

4619

ResearchGate

Series B

$29.23M

12

$352.6M

4871

Secret

Series A

$32.95M

4

$125M

5995

Virgin Hyperloop

Series A1

$33.61M

14

$472.23M

2224

HackerOne

Series B

$85M

10

$829M

4204

PlanGrid

$88.9M

9

$777.6M

4465

Radius Intelligence

Series F

$505M

0

$200M

548

Bitwise

$530M

1

$600M

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