Bill Tai

VC, Educator, and Athlete in California

Bill Tai

VC, Educator, and Athlete in California

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Bill is a personal investor in startups, a kiteboarding athlete, and part time professor. A VC since 1991, he backed more than a dozen startups that made it to public listing and was a Board Director on 7 of those as publicly listed companies.

Currently he is co-founder Chairman of Treasure Data, and Chairs strategy as a lead investor & Board Director of BitFury, the world's largest Bitcoin Blockchain company. He is a seed investor in category leading companies including Wish.com, Color Genomics, Tweetdeck (Twitter), Canva and Zoom.us.

Earlier Bill established CRV's Silicon Valley presence and is a Partner Emeritus. Prior to that, a VC at IVP; Founding CEO iAsiaWorks (IPO 2000 via Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley ) and Founding Chairman of IPinfusion (Tokyo TSE:4813);

World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer Committee

Adjunct Professor of Innovation, Curtin University

Sponsored Athlete in Kiteboarding

  • Work
    • Venture Capitalist
  • Education
    • Harvard MBA
    • BSEE Univ of Illinois