Kevin Rose

Kevin Rose

Formal First Name
1977 - present

Kevin Rose is a serial tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Kevin is the Co-founder and CEO of Proof, a Web3 startup behind the smash NFT project, Moonbirds, and a Partner at True Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology startups. He is best-known for founding Digg, which was acquired by Networks, and Revision3, acquired by Discovery Channel. Most recently, he founded Oak, a guided meditation app, and Zero, an app for tracking intermittent fasting. Kevin interviews experts of all types to learn how to reach peak personal and professional performance while living a minimal and balanced life for his podcast, The Kevin Rose Show. He also launched Modern Finance, a podcast covering all things crypto, DeFi, yield farming, NFTs, FIRE, robo-investing, finance hacks, and more. In addition to serving on the boards of True Portfolio companies, Kevin is on the advisory boards of the Tony Hawk Foundation and Harlan Estate. Previously, he also served as the CEO of Hodinkee and a General Partner at Google Ventures.

Professional Experience


  • Kevin’s notable angel investments include Twitter, Square, Foursquare, Nextdoor, Blue Bottle Coffee, and Facebook.

  • He also invested in Zynga, Foursquare, Ripple, Oura, Solana, Blockstack, Magic Spoon, ArtBlocks, Flamingo DAO, and Endel.


  • Bloomberg's Top 25 Angel Investor

  • Forbes Top 25 Web Celebrities

  • MIT's Top 5 Innovators Under 35

  • TIME's Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web

  • Businessweek's Most Influential People on the Web

  • 5-time Webby Award winner


  • Kevin has appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Charlie Rose Show,ABC Nightline News, Tim Ferris Show, and Joe Rogan Show.

  • He appeared as a cover on Businessweek, Inc. Magazine, RedHerring, BusinessPunk, and 7x7 Magazine.

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