Adam Nash

Adam Nash

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Adam Nash is a world class executive and Co-Founder and CEO of Daffy, a modern platform and community for charitable giving. A renowned Silicon Valley operator, Nash has spent his career creating and scaling products used by millions of customers, serving as an executive, angel investor, and advisor to some of the most successful technology companies to come out of Silicon Valley. Prior to launching Daffy, Nash was President and CEO of leading consumer fintech and pioneer of the robo-advisor industry, Wealthfront, and Vice President of Product at Dropbox and LinkedIn. In addition, he has held strategic and technical roles at eBay, Preview Systems, and Apple. Today, Nash is an active angel investor and board member at companies such as Acorns and Shift. He also serves as an adjunct lecturer in Computer Science at Stanford University.

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Academic History



  • Under Nash's leadership, the firm grew its client base by over 60x, and grew assets under management 45x from less than $100m to over $4 billion.

  • He championed the creation of a new category of automated investment services.

  • Wealthfront delivered industry-leading innovations including Direct Indexing, the Single-Stock Diversification Service, and the first automated 529 College Savings Plan. 


  • Nash led LinkedIn's Platform & Mobile products, including the launch of LinkedIn’s open developer platform.

  • He also led LinkedIn's highly successful native applications and mobile web experiences.

  • He was the founder and architect of LinkedIn Hackdays, a seminal program for driving the innovation culture at the company. 

  • He also was responsible for leading LinkedIn’s search & cloud efforts, as well as forming and leading their user experience & design team.


  • Since 2011, Nash has invested in 60+ startups with primary focus on consumer software, marketplaces, and fintech.

  • As an investor, he focused on helping founders with fundraising, positioning, product strategy, pricing and growth.

  • Past investments include Firebase (sold to Google), Sunrise (sold to Microsoft), Gusto, Figma, OpenDoor, PullString (sold to Apple), Kabbage, Bitwise, Shift Technologies, PeerStreet, and Alto IRA.


  • Nash has been featured in various leading financial media outlets and publications.

  • He has been featured at TechCrunch, Forbes, BusinessWire, Inc. Magazine, and many more.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.