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Ron Conway steps back as Y Combinator cuts team funding

Paul Graham, founder of the prestigious incubator for startups, tells CNET the move has been several months in the making.

By November 26, 2012

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Uber-angel Ron Conway: Silicon Valley is stronger than ever

Known as one of the savviest tech investors, the founder of SV Angel has picked a slew of winners including Twitter, Groupon, Dropbox, Square, and Airbnb. He shares some thoughts with CNET.

By February 23, 2012

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Social-equality debate triggers blowup between venture capitalists

A discussion on how San Francisco's tech community is falling short leads to verbal pyrotechnics between angel investor Ron Conway and former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya.

By June 9, 2014

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Google's Conway leaves for Andreessen Horowitz

It's the first outside hire for the new $300 million venture fund, started by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz.

By July 23, 2009

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Angel investor Ron Conway to portfolio: Cut expenses now

The story is the same as in 2000 and 2001: raise money by cutting costs.

By October 8, 2008

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Valley vet Ron Conway backs news wiki about start-ups

Beta test version of TradeVibes, a site that aggregates news and opinions about private companies, launches after raising $900,000 from angel investors.

By March 21, 2008

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Can smart guns slash gun violence? Silicon Valley says yes

Star investor Ron Conway is among those behind a series of $1 million challenges aimed at using technology to improve gun safety. The key? Find ways to make sure only guns' owners are able to fire them.

By January 28, 2014

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Can Silicon Valley innovate its way to a gun violence solution?

Following the tragedy in Newtown, a group of entrepreneurs led by Ron Conway resolved to use technology to help stem gun violence. Their debut effort is an incentive challenge to create smarter, safer firearms.

By December 12, 2013

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Ellison and Conway: Sipping cocktails poolside?

Forget the Oracle-PeopleSoft trial at the Delaware Chancery Court. The Hotel Du Pont may be...

By October 5, 2004

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee banks on tech startups

"San Francisco is becoming the capital of Silicon Valley," according to legendary angel investor Ron Conway, and the city is becoming more friendly to tech businesses.

By September 11, 2012