Facebook's Millionaire Employees Are Spending Their Fortunes On These Hot Startups

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When it goes public, about 1,000 current and former Facebook employees will become millionaires.Many of those millionaires are spending money on other startups, giving founders capital to get new ideas off the ground.

We scrolled through a bunch of the early Facebook employees and found where they’ve made angel investments. Zuckerberg has only personally invested in one startup. If he’s invested in more, they haven’t been named publicly.

Here’s where Facebook employees, who are now angel investors, are spending their money.

Dave Morin joined Facebook in late 2006; he has since invested in more than 20 startups.

His work at Facebook: Morin joined Facebook in late 2006 from Apple. He worked on Facebook Connect and the Facebook Platform product for three years before he left to start Path.

His current work: Founder of Path, a mobile social network. Active angel investor, investing in 6-12 startups per year at $25-100,000 per year.

Startups he has invested in: Amen, AppFog, Batch, Birchbox, Bit.ly, BranchOut, Dailybooth, DIY, Everlane, Evo.com, Faction, Foodspotting, Foodzie, Formspring, Goodsie, Hearsay Social, Hot Potato, Hotel Tonight, inDinero, Karma, Kiip, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Liftopia, Lockitron, Massive Health, Milk, NationBuilder, Oyster.com, Pair, Pose, Rupture, SimpleGeo, SnapGuide, Sparrow, StyleSeat, STYLESTALK, SV Angel, TaskRabbit, Threadflip, Trazzler, Tripbirds, Tumblr, Turntable.fm, Venmo, Wanderfly, Wavii, Yobongo

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Advisor to Airtime, Causes, Rupture, Want Me Get Me; Mentor at TechStars and Rock Health, Board of Directors at SimpleGeo

Chamath Palihapitiya joined Facebook in 2007 and now is the founder of an early stage investment firm, Social+Capital Partnership

His work at Facebook: Palihapitiya joined Facebook in 2007 and was its VP of user growth, mobile and international. He oversaw Facebook Platform and launched the social network's advertising channel. He left last June and founded an early stage investment firm, Social+Capital Partnership.

His current work: Founder of early stage investment firm, Social+Capital Partnership

Startups he has invested in: Baby.com.br, Captricity, CloudOn, ecomom, Episencial, Friend.ly, GateGuru, HipWay, Ostrovok, Prescreen, Red Robot Labs, Shoply, Small Demons, Tiny Review, Treehouse, Trooval, Tykoon, Yammer; invested in Glooko, Lore (Coursekit), Impermium, and GoInstant via his venture firm, Social+Capital Partnership.

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Board of Directors: FixYa, BlingNation, Playdom, SecondMarket.

Charlie Cheever is a startup advisor and investor, and he's a cofounder of a new company, Quora

His work at Facebook: Cheever was an early Facebook engineer who helped create Facebook Connect and Facebook Platform.

His current work: Cofounder of Quora

Startups he has invested in: Art.sy, Elation EMR , Wikinvest

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Advisor to SigFig, Stik

Adam D'Angelo was Facebook's first CTO. He invested in Instagram and cofounded Quora.

His work at Facebook: Cheever was an early Facebook engineer who helped create Facebook Connect and Facebook Platform.

His current work: Cofounder of Quora

Startups he has invested in: Asana, Instagram

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: N/A

Kevin Colleran was Facebook's 7th employee and he's invested in startups like Brit Media and Sean Parker's Airtime.

His work at Facebook: Colleran was the longest employed Facebooker next to Mark Zuckerberg. He was its Global Sale Lead until April 2011.

His current work: Venture Partner at General Catalyst Partners

Startups he has invested in: Airtime, Basis Technology, Brit, Causes, Flipkart, NationBuilder

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Advisor to Backplane, Basis Technology, Buddy Media, Causes, Path, VaynerMedia

Scott Marlette joined Facebook in 2005 and invested in Mark Zuckerberg's roommate's startup, NationBuilder.

His work at Facebook: Marlette joined Facebook right out of college in 2005 as an engineer and project manager. He stayed nearly five years before cofounding a company, GoodRX.

His current work: Cofounder of GoodRX

Startups he has invested in: NationBuilder

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Advisor, ProperFlow, Path

Nick Heyman joined Facebook in April 2005 and is a self-proclaimed angel investor.

His work at Facebook: Heyman joined Facebook in 2005 as Director of Operations and stayed for two years. He then worked at Videoegg, Zazzle, Playdom and Twitter and is an angel investor.

His current work: Heyman left Twitter in December 2010 and is now an angel investor.

Startups he has invested in: Browserling

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: N/A

Jonathan Heiliger joined Facebook in 2007. Now at North Bridge Capital, he is involved in bunch of startups.

His work at Facebook: Heileger joined Facebook in 2007 and worked there for four years as VP of Technical Operations. He's been working in the tech industry since 1995 and he's now doing many things, including investing in startups.

His current work: General Partner at North Bridge

Startups he has invested in: BlueJeans Networks, Cotendo, Fiveapes, Optimizely, Talaria, ThousandEyes, Viki

Startups and programs he's connected to: From his LinkedIn profile: 'A few of the companies I helped or am still involved with are Cloudera, WooMe, Clustrix, Cotendo, Qumranet (RedHat), YouTube (Google), Stardoll, Last.fm (CBS), Bubble Motion and YuMe Networks.' He is also on Jive Software's board of directors.

Matt Cohler was a founding member of LinkedIn before he joined Facebook. Now he's a General Partner at Benchmark Capital and he's invested in startups like Path and PandoDaily.

His work at Facebook: Cohler joined Facebook as VP of Product Management but he was a member of LinkedIn's founding team too.

His current work: General Partner at Benchmark Capital

Startups he has invested in: Pando Daily, Path, Peixe Urbano, Quora, Zendesk

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Board of Directors at Domo Technologies and Benchmark Capital startups

Sean Parker was Facebook's first president. He is the cofounder of a new company, AirTime, and is a managing partner at Founders Fund.

His work at Facebook: Parker was Facebook's founding President. Prior to Facebook he cofounded music startup Napster.

His current work: Managing partner at Founders Fund, cofounder of AirTime.

Startups he has invested in: NationBuilder, Votizen, Spotify and Asana

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Ooma Board of Directors, Yammer Board of Directors

Eduardo Saverin cofounded Facebook and was its first business manager. He is an investor in video startup Qwiki.

His work at Facebook: Saverin was Facebook's first business manager and infamously sued the company to get his name listed as a cofounder.

His current work: Angel investor

Startups he has invested in: Qwiki, Jumio, ShopSavvy

Chris Hughes cofounded Facebook and was EIR of General Catalyst Partners. He's invested in Pinterest-like startup Fancy and NationBuilder.

His work at Facebook: Hughes cofounded Facebook and was later an entrepreneur in residence at General Catalyst Partners.

His current work: Cofounder of Jumo, CTO of Appy Couple

Startups he has invested in: NationBuilder, Fancy

Andrew McCollum designed Facebook's first logo. He's now an entrepreneur in residence at Flybridge Capital and NEA.

His work at Facebook: Marlette joined Facebook right out of college in 2005 as an engineer and project manager. He stayed nearly five years before cofounding a company, GoodRX.

His current work: Cofounder of JobSpice, EIR at Flybridge Capital and NEA.

Startups he has invested in: CustomMade, Quillt, Locu, Curebit, WePay, Rentabilities

Additional startups and programs he's connected to: Advisor to ReferralBonus

Dustin Moskovitz cofounded Facebook. Now he's the cofounder of Asana and has invested in Path and Flipboard.

His work at Facebook: Moskovitz was Facebook's cofounder.

His current work: Cofounder of Asana

Startups he has invested in: Path, NationBuilder, Venmo, Flipboard

Mark Zuckerberg is only financially tied to one other startup besides Facebook, Diaspora.

His work at Facebook: Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook and is its CEO.

His current work: CEO of Facebook

Startups he has invested in: The only startup Zuckerberg has been publicly linked to is Diaspora. He invested in it via Kickstarter a few years ago. Diaspora was positioned to be a more private Facebook, but it never took off.

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