|Celebrated Name:||Fred Wilson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Fred Wilson|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||20 August 1961|
|Birth Place:||New York, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Joanne Wilson|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Jessica Wilson, Josh Wilson, and Joanne Wilson)|
|Is Fred Wilson Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Blogging, venture capital|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2020|
Fred Wilson is a renowned American businessman who is also a venture capitalist, as well as a blogger. On the other hand, his fame has also been due to co-founding a venture capital firm Union Square Ventures, that is based in New York City. The venture capital firm has investments in Web 2.0 companies including Tumblr, Twitter, Elsy, MOnoDB, Kickstarter and Zynga
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Early Life & Biography
Fred Wilson was born on the 20th of August 1961, New York, New York, United States. Information regarding his family is not yet revealed. His nationality is American.
For his high schooling, he went to James I. O’Neill High School. Additionally, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology while on the other hand, he gained his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Presently, Fred Wilson is a married man. He indicated that he is happy to spend time with his family and ensures that he finds time through his busy schedule to have time with his family. Fred Wilson is married to his wife, Joanne Wilson. Together, the lovely couple has been blessed with three children, namely Jessica Wilson, Josh Wilson, and Joanne Wilson. All his children have studied at Wesleyan University.
On the other hand, Fred indicated that he is a lover of music, art, yoga, biking, skiing, as well as golf. Furthermore, he is an active Philanthropist and an advocate for the community. Thus has been involved in various charity works like the redevelopment of Union Square and Madison Square in New York City. He also is a board member of DonorsChoose.org, while on the other hand, he is actively involved in Pier 40 Partnership.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 20 August 1961, Fred Wilson is 59 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2020. His height is 1.82 m tall, and his weight is not yet available.
Beginning his career as an associate, Fred Wilson later on then became a General Partner of Euclid Partners. From 1987 to 1996, Fred was working for Euclid Partners.
After leaving Euclid Partners, Fred joined up with Jerry Colonna in 1996, and together, they began Flatiron Partners, a company based in New York City. Flatiron District inspired the name of their company.
The growth of Flatiron into an investment fund that specialized mainly in follow-on investing made the company successful. As such, Flatiron invested in the dot-com bubble brought fourth successes as well as failures.
Additionally, Flatiron invested in other organizations such as PlanetOut, Starmedia, Alacra Networks, Standard Media International, Yoyodyne, Kozmo.com, The New York Times Digital, Scout electromedical, comScore, Geocities, VitaminShoppe.com and Return Path.
Flatirons 1996 fund capitalized at an estimated amount of $150 million had two investors, namely SOFTBANK Technology Ventures as well as Chase Capital Partners. Chase Capital Partners is an arm of the Chase Manhattan Corp on private equity.
Before Fred and Colonna could shut down their company in 2001, the company had also yet raised another fund capitalized at an amount of $500 million with Chase Capital Partners, who were the sole active LP.
Having not given up in his career, Fred Wilson Together with Brad Burnham founded the venture capital firm Union Square Ventures based in New York City. Since then, he has worked for the company to date. The company has been able to invest in various Web 2.0 companies such as Tumblr, Twitter, Elsy, MOnoDB, Kickstarter as well as Zynga.
Through the company, in 2007, Fred Wilson was rated as their favorite venture capitalist by TheFunded.com, which is a social networking site for technology entrepreneurs.
Further on, in the BigApps competition in New York City started by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Fred Wilson has served as a judge.
Additionally, as a blogger, Fred publishes on the blog he has called AVC: musings of a VC in NYC. With topics on either venture capital entrepreneurship or on the internet, he posts a post each day.
Awards & Achievements
Fred has led a successful career, especially in investment, and has been listed in the Upside Elite 100, where he was Ranked 55.
Net Worth & Salary of Fred Wilson in 2020
As of December 2020, Through his career, Fred Wilson has managed to amass an estimated net worth of $100 million. However, his salary is not yet revealed.
Throughout his career, Fred has been able to earn a living for himself, thus fends for his family and lives a luxurious life. Additionally, he leads charity works that help the community thus he is a hope for many. Together with his family, he leads a quietly happy life.