An Vu is a man of many interests and no particular talents.
his past includes:
✱ experimental software engineer and designer at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (Mars 2020 mission)
✱ founded a 10 person startup note taking app called Logseq, raised $4.1m from a16z, Craft, USV, Matrix, Patrick Collison, Tobi Lutke + more
✱ studied computer science + neuroscience + economics + media studies @ Northeastern... but dropped out :/
✱ built a 100 person non profit in high school to give thousands of low income students free tutoring
his present includes:
✱ Building a community for 18-26 year old “drop outs” who have already changed the worlds of culture, media, and tech - a new social institution: stanford x soho house 2.0
✱ VP of Special Projects at Stability AI (associated acts include Eleuther, LAION, and the top open source AI lab)
✱ Making social impact culturally relevant + not corny with Contribution Labs - an impact studio that mixes today’s culture with impact
✱ Luxury Hospitality development and financing
✱ VC + angel investing into all his smartest buddies
✱ Consulting on the business of 2 pop singers
✱ Diddling around with ecommerce and FBA with friends <3
✱ trying his very best to maintain sanity, clear skin, and his dumb youth... he turns 23 years 👴🏻 OLD this year and his joints are already failing him...
his future includes:
making elon musk look like a child.
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