Not everyone has such a sweet connection to start off their entrepreneurial journey with, well i guess you can’t go wrong with your dad being Charles Kushner – the real estate mogul and with your brother owning new York observer and married to Ivan trump that pretty much wraps it up.
Joshua is only 25 years old and already has investments in 15 startups including Group.Me, Paperless Post, email startup Sailthru, and Hot Potato, which was just acquired by Facebook, not your typical 25 year old right? He is the founder of investment company - Thrive capital and already been called a veteran in the internet space.
As a junior in Harvard he partnered up with his classmates Daniel kafie and Mario schlosser to form a social gaming startup called votsu, called the zynga of brazil.
He later graduated from Harvard College in 2008 with a BA in government.
Joshua founded the Friendship Circle of Boston, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating friendships between students and children with mental disabilities.
Vostu, headquartered in NYC, has some 35 million registered users and 180 employees. The company has raised more than $15 million from Intel and General Catalyst, with "revenue in the high double-digit millions of dollars and 'very profitable'," according to a recent write-up in the Wall Street Journal.
In addition he is taking two days of classes per week at Harvard Business School.
Talk about working round the clock.