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Chamath Palihapitiya


Mr. Chamath Palihapitiya is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Social Capital. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer at Social Capital Hedosophia. He is also the Chariman of Lotusflare. He is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Remote Health Services. He served as Chairman at Integrated Plasmonics. He also serves as Chairman at Athos Works. He is also a Co-Owner and serves as Board Member at Golden State Warriors. He previously founded and served as General Partner at Embarcadero Ventures. He also served as a Board Member at ezhome. He was the VP of product marketing, operations, Growth, Mobile and International & & Head of User Growth of Facebook. He also served as a Advisor at Resolute Ventures. He is a board member at BitYota, Groq, Future Shorts, 9021 PHO Restaurants, Remind101, Confer Health, Ezetap Mobile Solutions, Lemon, Treehouse Island, Crushpath, Captricity and Treehouse Island. He served as the principal of Mayfield Fund. He focused on consumer internet, advertising and media investments. Prior to this, he spent five years with AOL, most recently served as the VP and general manager of the Desktop Messaging group with overall responsibility for the AIM and ICQ businesses. Prior to his role as the Head of AIM and ICQ, He served as VP of Business Operations for AOL's broadband subscription service helping to build the business to over $1 billion in revenue. He also co-founded and launched a Music Video-On-Demand (VOD) Channel to both critical and user acclaim, garnering successive Emmy nominations in 2005 and 2006. Earlier, he held management positions with internet music pioneers (AOL) and Winamp (AOL). He is a Member of the Investment Committee of fbFund. He attended the University of Waterloo, where he graduated first class honors with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He serves as an executive chairman at MAD Apparel. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Remote Health Services.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • United States

Chamath Palihapitiya Investments (40)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
OroWealth 29-May-2018 Early Stage VC 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
000000 0000000 20-Oct-2017 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Profitable 0000000 000000000000
0000000 04-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
000000000 02-Feb-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
000000 08-Oct-2013 0000 00000 000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
0000 0000000 29-Aug-2013 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 000000000000
00000000 22-Aug-2013 0000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
00000 05-Jun-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
GateGuru 28-Aug-2012 Seed Round 00.000 Application Software Startup 0000000 000000000000
Influitive 08-Aug-2012 Seed Round 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
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Chamath Palihapitiya Exits (25)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Wave Financial 11-Jun-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
000000 01-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
000 00000 (0000000 01-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000000 25-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000 0000000 07-Oct-2015 000 00000 Completed
000000 01-Apr-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 000000 30-Mar-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 20-Jan-2015 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 0000000 24-Jul-2014 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Tinder 11-Apr-2014 Secondary Transaction - Private 00000 Completed
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Chamath Palihapitiya Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Chamath Palihapitiya Angel Investor 00 0 00 Palo Alto, CA