Tony Conrad

Founder, Entrepreneur, and Partner in San Francisco, California

Tony Conrad

Founder, Entrepreneur, and Partner in San Francisco, California

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I'm a Partner at True Ventures where we get to work with amazingly talented entrepreneurs from companies like WordPress, MakerBot, Blue Bottle Coffee, Connectifier, Glowforge, Hodinkee, High Fidelity, Typekit, Pluralsight & Teamable.

I co-founded about.me & Sphere and I'm a personal investor in WordPress, Slack, Lowercase Capital, Ne Timeas (Flour+Water, Trick Dog, Salumeria, Central Kitchen), Samovar and August. I'm a board member of theTony Hawk Foundation, an advisor to SF based Noise Pop and previously a T40 National Co-Chair of Technology for Obama.

I genuinely have parking karma but my drip coffee skills are a bit overrated. I do communicate well with animals, I'm a former triathlete, a Cubs fan, former bowler, wannabee surfer, lover of languages, art and architecture.

I grew up in a small Indiana farming community. Since, l've lived in New York, New Delhi, Jakarta, Chicago, Paris and San Francisco. I've worked a lot of jobs not listed on my resume including short stints as a baseball umpire, basketball camp counselor, pharmacy stock person, high school sports reporter, book bindery glue machine operator, janitor, college newspaper ad salesman & yogurt merchandiser to name a few. It's been an exciting journey so far!

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  • Work
    • about.me
  • Education
    • Indiana University