Steve Chen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 40
  • Portfolio
  • 26
  • Exits
  • 15
Exits

Steve Chen General Information

Description

Mr. Steve Chen is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer at Nom Labs. He also serves as Advisor at WI Harper Group and Vise. He also served as Advisor at GV. He was the co-founder and chief technology officer of YouTube. Steve arrived in Silicon Valley in 1999 to join PayPal. On his first day at PayPal, Steve met Chad Hurley, who would become his YouTube co-founder, together with Jawed Karim. Steve was instrumental in building YouTube into a viral video phenomenon. He helped lead YouTube through the Google acquisition for $1.65 billion, less than a year after launching the site. As the key technologist, Steve developed the company's massive data centers and helped build YouTube into a premier entertainment destination, and one of the most popular websites on the Internet today. Steve has received several prestigious honors and acknowledgments from the business and entertainment communities including Business 2.0's "50 Most Influential People," GQ's "Men of the Year," Time magazine's "Best Invention of the Year", and Fortune's "Most Powerful People in Business." Steve joins Google Ventures from AVOS, the incubator he founded with Chad Hurley in 2011.

Contact Information

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

Steve Chen Investments (40)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Vise 12-May-2020 Early Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000 0000 (000000 28-Feb-2020 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000000000.00 09-Aug-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000000 00 10-Jul-2019 0000 00000 000.00 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000000000 06-Jul-2019 00000 00000 000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000000000 30-Jun-2019 00000 00000 0000 Cultivation Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000 000000 00000 06-Jun-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000000 11-Apr-2019 0000 00000 000 Printing Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Vibely 01-Feb-2019 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Oura 03-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 0000
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Steve Chen Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Optimizely 21-Oct-2020 Buyout/LBO 00000
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0000000 01-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
0000 0000 01-Oct-2019 000 00 00000000
00000 04-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 00000
000000000 01-Oct-2016 000 00 00000000
00000000 21-Jun-2016 000000000000000000
000000 24-May-2016 000000000000000000
ReadyForZero 31-Mar-2015 Merger/Acquisition
DramaFever 15-Oct-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Steve Chen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Steve Chen Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA
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Steve Chen Co-Investors (188)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bling Capital 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gokul Rajaram 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kevin Lin 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Joshua Schachter 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Marissa Mayer 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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