Chamath Palihapitiya

Chamath Palihapitiya Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Professionals 1
Investments 40
Portfolio 14
Exits 26

Chamath Palihapitiya General Information


Mr. Chamath Palihapitiya is a Co-Founder & serves as Chief Executive Officer at Social Capital. He serves as Chairman at Virgin Galactic. Mr. Palihapitiya is a Co-Owner and serves as 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, Mr. Palihapitiya 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, Mr. Palihapitiya joined Facebook in 2007 and was a major force in the launch and incredible growth of the social media website, overseeing monetization products, 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 (a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley), Winamp, and (two internet music pioneers) prior to joining Facebook. He attended the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, where he graduated First Class Honors in Electrical Engineering.

Contact Information

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 (0000000000 20-Oct-2017 00000 00000 0000 Entertainment Software Profitable 0000000 000000000000
0000000 04-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software 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 Out of Business 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 (26)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Wave Financial 10-Jun-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000
000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
000000 01-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000
000 00000 (0000000 01-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000
000000000 25-Oct-2016 000000000000000000
0000 0000000 07-Oct-2015 000 00000
000000 (00) 01-Apr-2015 000 00 00000000
0000 000000 30-Mar-2015 000000000000000000
CloudOn 20-Jan-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00000 24-Jul-2014 Merger/Acquisition

Chamath Palihapitiya Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chamath Palihapitiya Angel Investor 000 0 00 Palo Alto, CA

Chamath Palihapitiya Co-Investors (29)

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Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
B Dash Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
GSF India 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Social Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
World Wrestling Entertainment 0 0 Series chart Industry bar