Thank You For Your Support! Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark, Joanne & Fred Wilson and EnterpriseDB

Joanne and Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson is an American venture capitalist and business investor, who is one of the partners at Union Square Ventures (USV), a venture capital firm that was founded in 2003 and is based in New York City. He is also a co-founder of the company.

USV is known for investing in early-stage technology companies, with a focus on web, mobile, and internet-based businesses. Some of the companies USV has invested in include Twitter, Etsy, and Coinbase.

Wilson has been active in the technology industry for over 30 years and has been a leading voice in the New York startup scene. He is known for his writing and speaking on a variety of technology and venture capital topics, and is considered one of the most prominent venture capitalists in the technology industry. He is also known for his blog, A VC, where he writes about various topics such as entrepreneurship, technology and venture capital.

Throughout his career, Wilson has been an advocate for startups, and has been recognized for his contributions to the industry. He has been named to the Forbes Midas List of the world’s top venture capitalists. In addition, he is also known for his philanthropy and his support for a number of charitable and educational organizations.

Joanne Wilson is the wife of Fred Wilson, she is an art historian and collector, and has been active in the contemporary art scene for many years. She has curated exhibitions and written extensively on contemporary art, and has served on the board of various institutions including the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Joanne and Fred are also known for their extensive art collection which includes a wide range of contemporary art, with an emphasis on works by artists of color, feminist artists, and LGBTQ artists. They also support emerging artists and alternative spaces, and are also known for their philanthropy and commitment to fostering diversity in the art world.

Together, the Wilsons have been active in promoting the work of under-represented artists, and have been strong supporters of alternative spaces and emerging artists. They have been recognized for their contributions to the art world, and have received numerous awards and honors.

Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark is an American businessman and internet pioneer best known as the founder of, a popular classified ads website. He created Craigslist in 1995 as a platform for friends to exchange information and share resources. However, the website quickly grew in popularity and evolved into one of the most widely used classified ad platforms in the world.

Newmark is considered one of the pioneers of the early internet and continues to be an active supporter of internet freedom and online privacy. He has been recognized for his contributions to the technology industry and has been honored with numerous awards, including the Webby Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

Newmark is also known for his philanthropy, particularly his contributions to causes related to technology and the internet. He has made donations to a variety of organizations, including the Wikimedia Foundation, the Center for Public Integrity, and the Sunlight Foundation. He also founded Craig Newmark Philanthropies in 2016, a charitable organization that aims to support veterans and military families, as well as journalism, voter protection and women in technology.


EnterpriseDB (EDB) is a company that provides an enterprise-class database management system (DBMS) based on the open-source PostgreSQL database. EDB's software is designed to provide an open-source alternative to proprietary database management systems, such as Oracle, with additional enterprise-class features and capabilities.

The EDB Postgres platform is an open-source database management system, that is designed to help organizations modernize their legacy systems, implement new application and services, or to handle big data workloads. It provides a range of additional features such as data warehousing, scalability, and business intelligence capabilities, on top of the standard open-source PostgreSQL functionality.

One of the key features of EDB is that it is fully compatible with the PostgreSQL database, meaning that organizations can continue to use their existing PostgreSQL skills, applications, and tools while benefiting from the additional enterprise-class capabilities provided by EDB.

EDB also offers additional services such as database administration, management, and technical support, which are designed to help organizations manage and maintain their EDB databases effectively.

EDB has been widely adopted across various industries such as healthcare, finance, retail, transportation and logistics, and government among others for its cost-effectiveness, flexibility and scalability capabilities.


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