In 2008, I invested in the company that eventually became AngelList, before it was even called AngelList. (Naval was even working out of my office in the early days of AngelList predecessor HitForge, and this was before Founders Den existed.)
As chronicled in the recent post “AngelList: A Venture Constellation“, they went through various incarnations and experiments before launching the early version of AngelList.
Today, at least six major entities can be considered partial outputs of this approach: AngelList Venture, AngelList Talent, AngelList India, Republic, CoinList, and Product Hunt. At least three of those have almost certainly reached unicorn status
Today AngelList is announcing $100M in funding from Tiger Global, valuing AngelList at $4 billion! What a journey!
Read more on the AngelList blog.