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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Partner, Y Combinator; co-founder and board member, reddit; founder, Das Kapital Capital

Born: April 24, 1983

Education: BA in history and business, University of Virginia

Early Marker: Founded social news website Reddit with college roommate, Steve Huffman; sold to Condé Nast in 2006.

Big Idea: Early-stage start-up investing and open-Internet activism.

Wave of the Future: Social media

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