Binary was founded in 2014 by Jonathan Teo, focused towards supporting entrepreneurs innovating on consumer products and alternative infrastructure. Binary has raised over 300M USD and is based in San Francisco, California.
Previously, Jonathan was Managing Director at General Catalyst and Principal at Benchmark Capital in Silicon Valley. He has led early stage investments in Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Toss (Viva Republica), Patreon and Bitfury, among other consumer and blockchain focused companies. In 2016, Forbes Magazine named Jonathan to its prestigious Midas List.
Jonathan has held operating roles as an early engineering leader at Google, where he oversaw the company’s global datacenter infrastructure expansion and R&D efforts and served in the Republic of Singapore Air Force. He is an electrical engineer and holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Stanford, and has published multiple patents in the area of cryptographic and wireless security.
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