Kevin Rose

Kevin Rose

As partner at True Ventures, Kevin focuses on web3 blockchain, consumer internet, and health and wellness startups.

Kevin has a well-established career as a serial entrepreneur, media personality, and technology investor, and is known for founding the social news site Digg and the intermittent fasting app Zero. Prior to joining True, he served as CEO of Hodinkee and general partner at Google Ventures.

Most recently, he is cofounder and CEO of PROOF, a collective of 10,000+ members supporting the current disruption in the art industry, a moment when technology is challenging the traditional landscape of art and commerce through decentralized ownership and distribution.

A long-time podcaster, Kevin has hosted The Kevin Rose Show, Modern Finance, PROOF, and currently 100 PROOF, a weekly variety show focused on the intersection of art, technology, and innovation.

In addition to mentoring founders of True Portfolio companies, Kevin serves on the advisory boards of the Tony Hawk Foundation and Harlan Estate. He’s been featured on the cover of Inc. Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, and RedHerring, in addition to others.

Kevin was named in “Top 25 Angel Investors” by Bloomberg, “Top 25 Web Celebrities” by Forbes, “Top 35 Innovators” by MIT, and “Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web” by Time and Businessweek magazines. He has also appeared on ABC Nightline News, The Jimmy Fallon Show, and the Charlie Rose show.


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