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Ryan Hoover is an American entrepreneur and investor. Ryan is the founder Product Hunt and is based in San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco, CA
Ryan grew up in Eugene, Oregon and had an entrepreneurial spirit in his childhood, starting eBay side hustles and building small websites .
Ryan went to college at the University of Oregon, studying entrepreneurship .
In November 2013, Ryan came up with the idea for Product Hunt, and launched it.
It began as an email list and quickly spread within the startup community in San Francisco .
Product Hunt Acquisition
In 2016, AngelList acquired Product Hunt for $20M. 
Ryan also runs his own VC investment firm, Weekend Fund. They invest "$100k-250k checks into early-stage startups around the world across consumer and B2B."
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