Steve Chen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 55

  • Portfolio
  • 34

  • Exits
  • 20

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 (55)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
GGWP 21-Mar-2022 Seed Round 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000000 17-Dec-2021 00000 00000 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000000 01-Nov-2021 0000 00000 000 Internet Retail Startup 00000 0000
00000000 20-May-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Product In Beta Test 00000 0000
0000000000 (000000 05-May-2021 00000 00000 0000 Accounting, Audit and Tax Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000000 07-Apr-2021 00000 00000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000000 15-Mar-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000000000 10-Mar-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
GreenPark 03-Dec-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Vibely 16-Nov-2020 Seed Round 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
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Steve Chen Exits (20)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Upbeat 08-Mar-2022 Out of Business
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000000000 26-Oct-2021 000 00 00000000
0000000000 04-May-2021 000 00 00000000
0000 16-Dec-2020 000 00.00
0000000000 (000000 21-Oct-2020 0000000000 00000
000000 & 0000000 09-Oct-2020 0000000000
Vayable 01-Nov-2019 Out of Business
Hobo Labs 01-Oct-2019 Out of Business
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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 (295)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Kevin Lin 6 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bling Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Adrian Aoun 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Soma Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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