Chamath Palihapitiya Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 48
  • Portfolio
  • 14
  • Exits
  • 29

Chamath Palihapitiya General Information


Mr. Chamath Palihapitiya is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Social Capital. He served as Board Member at Glooko. He serves as Board Member at Ezetap. He also served 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 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 (48)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
On Deck 31-Mar-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
000000000 30-Mar-2021 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
0000 (00000 000000 09-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Asset Management Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
000000000 0000 24-Feb-2021 0000 00000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
00000 26-Jan-2021 0000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
00000000 12-Jan-2021 0000 00000 Road Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
0000 07-Jan-2021 0000 00.00 Consumer Finance Profitable 0000000 000000000000
000000000 29-May-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
Cloud9 (E-sports) 20-Oct-2017 Early Stage VC 0000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
REscour 04-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000000
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Chamath Palihapitiya Exits (29)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Game Golf 26-Mar-2021 Merger/Acquisition
00000 24-Dec-2020 0000000 000000 00000
0000 000000000 10-Jun-2019 000000000000000000 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
Shoply (UK) 01-Apr-2015 Out of Business
Idle Gaming 30-Mar-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Chamath Palihapitiya Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chamath Palihapitiya Angel Investor 000 0 00 Palo Alto, CA
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Chamath Palihapitiya Co-Investors (189)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alexis Ohanian 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Anand Chandrasekaran 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Marc Benioff 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Slack Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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