Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant
CEO,, AngelList


Naval Ravikant is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Hit Forge, an angel fund for social media startups. He is also currently the Chairman of and a Director at Mercantila, Qubescape, and Hive7. Previously, he has co-founded Chainn Inc. (a large Facebook economy developer), Epinions (acquired by Ebay as part of and Genoa Corporation (acquired by Finisar). He is an investor in SocialMedia Inc., Twitter, WeGame, and many others. He also advised XFire (sold to Viacom) and Bix (Sold to Yahoo!) His personal blog is at, and he is also a co-author of


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Naval Ravikant (AngelList)
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