Chamath Palihapitiya Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 51

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 39

Exits

Chamath Palihapitiya General Information

Description

Mr. Chamath Palihapitiya is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Social Capital. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Executive Chairman at Athos. He serves as Board Member at Eridan. He serves as a Board Member at Palmetto. He served as a Board Member at Vidado. He is also the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors at Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp I. He served as a Board Member at Ezetap and Brilliant. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors at Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. IV and Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V and at Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. VI. He also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp II. He served as Board Member at Groq. He served as Chairman of Virgin Galactic. He is a Co-Founder & serves as Chairman at OTTRSK. He co-owned and served as an Executive Board Member at Golden State Warriors. He is a highly successful Bay Area-based entrepreneur and an original member of the Facebook management team has been a prominent figure in the venture capital business and a multitude of successful online ventures during their formative stages. He is the Founder and current Chief Executive Officer of The Social+Capital Partnership, a multi-hundred-million-dollar venture capital fund, which he pioneered earlier this year. The Social+Capital Partnership is aligned with a number of the world's most influential entrepreneurs in business, finance, and technology and focuses on investing in highly disruptive ideas in healthcare, education, financial services, and the Internet. Prior to beginning his latest endeavor with The Social+Capital Partnership, He was the longest-tenured original member of Facebook's Senior Management team. He served in various roles during his four-year stint at Facebook, including Vice President of User Growth, Mobile, and International at the conclusion of his tenure in June. A resident of Palo Alto, he joined Facebook in 2007 and was a major force in the launch and incredible growth of the social media website, overseeing monetization products, the Facebook Platform, managing the team responsible for its mobile products, and, ultimately, helping increase the user base to more than 750 million individuals worldwide. He also held senior management positions at AOL (Vice President and GM of AIM and ICQ), Mayfield Fund, Winamp, and Spinner.com (two internet music pioneers) prior to joining Facebook. He attended the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, where he graduated with First Class Honors in Electrical Engineering.

Business Details

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

Chamath Palihapitiya Investments (51)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sote 23-Jan-2022 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
Pipe 25-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
Berkshire Grey 22-Jul-2021 0000 00000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 000000000000
Mitra Chem 28-Jun-2021 00000 00000 0000 Other Materials Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
Proterra 15-Jun-2021 0000 00000 Road Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 000000000000
Latch 10-Jun-2021 0000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
SoFi 01-Jun-2021 0000 00.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
Desofy 14-May-2021 00000 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
On Deck 08-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
SuperRare Labs 30-Mar-2021 Early Stage VC 000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000

Chamath Palihapitiya Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Top Prospect Group 04-Apr-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Influitive 12-Jan-2024 000000000000000000
Remind 29-Nov-2023 0000000000
Proterra 07-Aug-2023 0000000000: 000000
Berkshire Grey 20-Jul-2023 000000000000000000 00000
OroWealth 02-Jan-2023 0000000000
Fresno 24-Aug-2022 000000000000000000
SoFi 18-Nov-2021 000000000 00000000
SoFi 01-Jun-2021 Reverse Merger 00.00
Five Stars Loyalty 01-May-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private

Chamath Palihapitiya Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Chamath Palihapitiya Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chamath Palihapitiya Angel Investor 000 00 00 Palo Alto, CA

Chamath Palihapitiya Co-Investors (267)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Social Capital 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Hack VC 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Marc Benioff 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Shrug Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sound Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Chamath Palihapitiya FAQs

  • Who is Chamath Palihapitiya?

    Chamath Palihapitiya is an angel Investor who has made 51 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Chamath Palihapitiya?

    Chamath Palihapitiya is an angel investor.

  • What does Chamath Palihapitiya do?

    As an angel investor, Chamath Palihapitiya invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Chamath Palihapitiya hold?

    Chamath Palihapitiya holds a board seat in Mitra Chem.

  • What has Chamath Palihapitiya invested in?

    Chamath Palihapitiya has made numerous investments in companies like Sote, Pipe, and Berkshire Grey within the Business/Productivity Software, Financial Services, and Hardware industries.

  • What has Chamath Palihapitiya invested in recently?

    Chamath Palihapitiya's latest investment was on 23-Jan-2022 in Sote, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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