Aileen Lee

Aileen Lee

Born: January 1, 1970

Nationality: United States of America

Occupation: business executive

Biography: Aileen Lee (born 1970) is a U.S. seed investor. A venture capital investor, she is the founder of Cowboy Ventures.Lee coined the often-used Silicon Valley term unicorn in a TechCrunch article "Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning from Billion-Dollar Startups" as profiled in a New York Times article. A unicorn is generally defined as a privately held startup that has a $1 billion valuation – something rare (like a unicorn).

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