Wesley Chan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 13

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 5

Exits

Wesley Chan General Information

Description

Mr. Wesley Chan is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at FPV Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at Yendo. He served as an Advisor at FetchRev. He served as a Board Member of the Guild. He serves as a Venture Partner & General Partner at Felicis Ventures. He is a Series C Investor and serves as a Board Observer at Dialpad. He serves as an Advisor at Flexport. He serves as a Board Member at Overture Life, Opera, and Culture Amp. He serves as a Board Observer at Hyperscience. He is an early investor and a coach or board director in a large number of well-known billion-dollar "unicorn" startups: Canva, Gusto, Education, Orca Bio, Flexport, Plaid, Checkr, Carta, Credit Karma, Zipline, RobinHood and Ring (exit to AMZN). He also invested and led rounds in CultureAmp, TrialSpark, Dialpad, Turvo, HelloSign (exit to DBX), Hyperscience, Whole Biome, ProteinQure, Astranis, Okera, Ascend.io, Overture Life, TopFunnel, Spring Discovery, Juvena Therapeutics, Skip the Dishes (exit to Just Eats/JE), and YES (exit to TWTR). He was previously a General Partner at GV (formerly Google Ventures), where he built the investment team, and held board or observer seats in Angelist, Apteligent (exit to VMW), Iberian (exit to BMS), and Dialpad. He led the seed investing program and was among the first checks into Plaid, RobinHood, Vungle ($750M exit to Blackstone), Gusto, Optimizely, DataPad (exit to Cloudera), Freshplum (exit to TWTR), Namo Media (exit to TWTR), and Parse (exit to FB). He is a recipient of Google's Founders Award company's most prestigious recognition for leading the development of Google's early client efforts, which led to the creation of Google Chrome. He worked at HP Labs as a senior software engineer and at Microsoft Research as a research fellow. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT and completed his master's degree at the MIT Media Lab.

Business Details

Website
www.weschan.com
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Wesley Chan Investments (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ONEHOPE 05-Dec-2022 Later Stage VC 00.00 Beverages Generating Revenue
Galileo 27-Jun-2022 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Hyperscience 22-Dec-2021 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Opsera 28-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Guideline 29-Jul-2020 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Flexport 12-May-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Scout Launcher 13-Mar-2015 0000 00000 000 Application Software Out of Business 000000 0000
Snowball (Application Software) 08-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Charge 12-Sep-2014 Seed Round Application Software Out of Business 000000 0000
Checkr 17-Aug-2014 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000

Wesley Chan Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Periscope Data 14-May-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Charge 02-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000
Parlio 30-Mar-2016 000000000000000000
Scout Launcher 02-Mar-2016 Out of Business
Snowball (Application Software) 30-Dec-2015 Merger/Acquisition

Wesley Chan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Wesley Chan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Wesley Chan Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Wesley Chan Co-Investors (40)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Felicis 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gaingels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tiger Global Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Battery Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Wesley Chan FAQs

  • Who is Wesley Chan?

    Wesley Chan is an angel Investor who has made 13 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Wesley Chan?

    Wesley Chan is an angel investor.

  • What does Wesley Chan do?

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

  • What has Wesley Chan invested in?

    Wesley Chan has made numerous investments in companies like ONEHOPE, Galileo, and Hyperscience within the Beverages and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Wesley Chan invested in recently?

    Wesley Chan's latest investment was on 05-Dec-2022 in ONEHOPE, a company within the Beverages industry.

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