Bill Tai

VC, Educator, and Athlete in California

Bill Tai

VC, Educator, and Athlete in California

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Founding Chairman Treasure Data; Board Director of BitFury; Chairman Hut8. Seed investor Canva, Color Genomics, Tweetdeck/Twitter, Wish.com and Zoom Video. Involved w/ Bitcoin since 2009; Catalyst for for Airswap and Powerledger 's ICO's, backer of Cryptokitties, creator Blockchain Summit, and the 'Bitcoin Mining Lightbulb.'

Educated as a computer chip designer, joined LSI Logic after college. Issued badge #A001 at the startup of $200B (mcap) TSMC (NYSE:TSM) then established the semiconductor practice at Alex. Brown & Sons positioning IPO's of Atmel, Cirrus Logic, Dallas Semiconductor, Zilog.

Established Silicon Valley office for CRV. Previously Partner at IVP, Founding CEO of iAsiaWorks (IPO via Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley) and Founding Chairman of IPinfusion (Tokyo:4813). Past Board Director of 8 publicly listed companies.

BSEE (Honors) U Illinois and MBA from Harvard.

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