Chi-Hua Chien is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Goodwater Capital. He is a Board Member at Care/of. He was a Board Member at Lithium Technologies. He serves as the Board Member at charity: water. Chien served as General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2007 and focuses on investments in consumer technology. Chi-Hua serves on the board of directors or works closely with the teams at Chegg (CHGG), Chill, textPlus, Karma Science (acquired by FB), Klout, Level, Path, Spotify, Twitter (TWTR) and Zaarly. Before coming to KPCB, Chi-Hua worked with Accel Partners as a venture advisor and associate. He originated Accel's investments in Facebook (FB) and AdECN (acquired by MSFT) and worked on the firm's investments in AdMob (acquired by GOOG), fbFund, Glam, Trulia (TRLA) and YuMe Networks. Before becoming an investor, Chi-Hua was an early employee or co-founder of four startups including Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), where he led the marketing and inside sales teams, served as interim CFO, and was appointed to the Office of the President. Previously he also served as the Board Member at Inspirato. He also serves as a Board member at Sweatcoin.
Vaizra Investments is a private venture capital fund investing in start-ups with creative solutions to existing or emerging consumer needs. Investment ranges are between $200,000-$500,000, with 'follow-ons' in later rounds.
We invest in technology companies that are innovating around real estate, finance, insurance and home services. We invest in companies with bold mandates and the ability to scale within, and expand outside of, these multi-trillion dollar markets.
We give our portfolio of investments unprecedented access and exposure to the Moderne Network: more than 300 executives and corporate leaders who provide industry expertise, strategic guidance and an opportunity for companies to earn their business.
Not Interested In
Companies must have established a product market fit and have a shipping, nationwide product or service. We like companies that are applicable in our industries and can scale into other verticals.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco Bay Are..., U.S.A.
• Sidecar Health:
$125000000 (Later stage VC)
$117000000 (Later stage VC)
$47000000 (Later stage VC)
$42000000 (Later stage VC)
• Truvian Sciences:
$35000000 (Later stage VC)
• Vim (Formerly BookMD):
$10600378 (Later stage VC)
$8000000 (Early stage VC)
$7000000 (Early stage VC)
$6000000 (Later stage VC)
$3000000 (Seed Round)
(Later stage VC)
San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - Boston, Massachusetts - San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • IT (& TMT) • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Food & Beverage • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Aerospace (& Defense) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Life Science • Online Social • Consumer
Founding Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures
Andrew is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He has founded or co-founded nine companies in a diverse array of industries including telecommunications, microelectronics, water desalination, biotechnology, mining, and energy. Andrew is a Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures and sits on the Board of the mining technology company he founded, Jetti Resources. He was selected by the MIT Technology Review as one of the world’s top 35 innovators under the age of 35, the Boston Business Journal as one of Massachusetts’ most promising business people, Crain’s as one of Chicago’s 40 leaders under the age of 40, and the Wall Street Journal as an entrepreneur to watch.
Supply chain finance
Real estate tech, particularly appraisals and home finance
Enterprise payouts / mass disbursements
Not Interested In
Companies selling signal to the buyside
Insurance aggregator models
Typically, companies dependent on enterprise-level sales into banks
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York (NY) , Seatt..., U.S.A.
New York (NY) - Seattle / Portland - Los Angeles (CA) - Lehi, Utah, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Sales (& Marketing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Future Of Work • Logistics (& Distribution) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Nanotechnology
Operations at Album VC
Our evolution to Album started in 2014 as Peak Ventures. Over the course of 50+ investments, we’ve come to appreciate the full production that is venture capital. I lead “backstage” at Album, providing a top-notch experience for all stakeholders and amplifying the music our portcos are making.