Lot #25: Ask-Me-Anything Lunch with Venture Capitalist Bill Tai


You'll enjoy a one-on-one, ask-me-anything lunch with Bill Tai. He's funded 20+ companies at their earliest stages that have grown to become publicly listed.

Bill has been an angel investor across waves of technology, such as silicon, internet, mobile apps, SaaS infrastructure, and digital assets. Known as Zoom Video's first backer, he was also a key angel behind companies like Canva, Dapper Labs, Tweetdeck, and more.

He's founder of ACTAI Global, a 501c3 collective of Athletes, Conservationists, Technologists, Artists and Innovators, supporting environmental conservation and economic empowerment via entrepreneurship and the Extreme Tech Challenge, the world's largest impact oriented startup competition aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Bill will buy you lunch at Quattro in the Four Seasons Palo Alto. Talk about the current tech wave of digital assets and NFTs, or general lessons learned during his 30+ year career ...or kitesurfing. Bill loves to talk about kitesurfing.

Lot #25: Ask-Me-Anything Lunch with Venture Capitalist Bill Tai

You will enjoy a one-on-one AMA (ask me anything) session with Bill Tai, a venture capitalist who has funded over 20 companies at their earliest stages that later grew to become publicly listed.

Bill has had a successful career of over 30 years as a venture capitalist and company builder.

He has been an angel investor—someone who provided an investment while a company was still in its initial startup phase—across waves of technology from silicon to internet, mobile apps, SaaS infrastructure, and digital assets. Bill was Zoom Video’s first backer, and he was also a key angel investor behind companies like Canva, Dapper Labs, Tweetdeck, and more. He was the co-founding chairman and initial investor behind HUT 8 Mining, iAsiaWorks, IP Infusion, Metagood, and Treasure Data.

Bill is also the founder of ACTAI Global, a nonprofit that is a collective of athletes, conservationists, technologists, artists, and innovators supporting environmental conservation and economic empowerment via entrepreneurship and the Extreme Tech Challenge, the world’s largest impact-oriented startup competition aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

He is all about pushing innovation forward while also having a positive social and environmental impact.

Bill will buy you lunch at Quattro in the Four Seasons Hotel so you will enjoy delicious fine dining during your conversation. He would be happy to talk with you about a variety of topics like the current tech wave digital assets and NFTs, or the general lessons learned during his long, successful career as a venture capitalist. Or kitesurfing. Bill always loves to talk about kitesurfing (he was a sponsored athlete for Cabrinha and Naish Kiteboarding).

Inclusions:
  • Lunch with venture capitalist Bill Tai at Quattro at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto
  • Special one-on-one AMA (ask me anything) with Bill Tai

Limitations:
  • To be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date
  • Expires March 2023

Donated by: Bill Tai & Michelle Beauchamp

Opening Bid: $1,000
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