Jason Calacanis is a technology entrepreneur, angel investor, and the host of the popular podcasts "This Week in Startups" and "Angel." As a “scout” for top Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital and later as an angel investor, Jason has invested in 150+ early-stage startups, including 6 "unicorns" (billion-dollar valuations). His book Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups: Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000 was published by HarperCollins in July 2017 and has so far garnered 250+ five-star reviews on Amazon.com.
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  • Author of "Angel: How to invest in technology startups —Timeless advice from an Angel Investor who turned $100,000 into $100,000,000"

  • Founded Silicon Alley Reporter, Weblogs Inc, Mahalo, and Inside.com

  • Founded Weblogs, which he sold to AOL after 18 months for $30 million


  • “And that’s the thing about Calacanis. Only a sucker would bet against him.”

    Fast Company