Delian Asparouhov

About Me

I'm currently a Principal at Founders Fund. Before this I was a Principal at Khosla Ventures, the head of growth at Teespring, and the founder of a healthcare company called Nightingale. I'm Bulgarian, I like to ski, and I'm better with computers than people.

Here's what I've worked on as an investor so far, i.e. my portfolio

Here's what I like to read so far, i.e. my bookshelf (coming soon)




Blog posts

2019

Sword Health Investment Memo

Lessons from Keith Rabois Essay 4: How to run an Effective Board Meeting and make an Effective Board Deck

Lessons from Keith Rabois Essay 3: How to be an Effective Executive

Lessons from Keith Rabois Essay 2: How to Interview an Executive

Lessons from Keith Rabois Essay 1: How to become a Venture Capitalist

2018

How to Raise Money before Launch

2013

How Square taught me to be an entrepreneur

2012

I was an intern at Square and going through my freshman/sophmore year at MIT. These first couple essays actually got onto the top of hacker news and are what originally made me think I might actually like writing

Why I Joined RoughDraft

Coffee and Shoestrings (HN submission)

Everyone Poops (HN submission)

Interface Design with a Homeless Person (HN submission)