Top 5 Early Investors In Google – Billionaire Now

The title is something that everyone thinks about. Imagine this – you are one of the early investors in Google and you’ve become Billionaire now

Isn’t this a wonderful dream? Of course, it is! Everyone out there has some or the other kind of potential to do something best. The problem is many die without knowing their potential and what great things they would have done in their life.

Today this post is all about early investors in Google who believed in Sergey Brin & Larry Page and supported their work.

Google founders know Who They Are and How They Can! They started working on search algorithms and on the other hand when it came to investments, the following guys were the early investors in Google.

Now without wasting more time, let’s see who are those smart investors in Google –

 

Early Investors In Google

 

1) Andreas Von Bechtolsheim 

  • ” Andy” is more famous as the founder of Sun Microsystems.
  • Andreas is one of the two investors in Google. He invested the US  $100,000 in Google in September 1998.
  • Interesting thing is, he gave a check to Sergey Brin & Larry Page for the name ‘ Google Inc ‘ before the company was founded.
  • He also motivated them to keep the name as ” Google ”.
  • Andreas now at the age of 58 has a net worth of US $ 2.8 Billion

 

2) David Cheriton 

  • The story says David is the one who wrote the first check to Sergey Brin & Larry  Page.
  • He is co-founder of Granite Systems – now acquired by Cisco Systems and develops gigabit ethernet.
  • Canadian by birth and now lives in Palo Alto, California.
  • Now at the age of 62, he has a net worth of $ 1.7 Billion.

 

3) Kavitark Ram Shriram 

  • Shriram is one of the early investors in Google.
  • He worked for Netscape and then started working as an officer at Amazon.com. Shriram also served as President of the online shopping firm Junglee.
  • Born in Madras, India ( my motherland ), and now lives in Mento Park, California.
  • His net worth is $ 1.7 Billion.

4) Ron Conway 

  • Ron is the best buddy for start-ups in Silicon Valley.
  • He lives in San Francisco, United States.
  • He is one of the investors in Google.
  • Ron’s company’s approx. net worth is $ 1.5 Billion.
  • He is also an early investor in companies like Ask Jeeves, Paypal, etc.

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