Richard Chen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 89
  • Portfolio
  • 32
  • Exits
  • 53

Richard Chen General Information


Mr. Richard Chen serves as Venture Partner at Ceyuan Ventures. He is also an Angel Investor. He also serves as a Managing Director at Vitruvian Partners. Prior to joining Vitruvian, he began his career in banking on Wall Street in the mid 90's, before being the Chairman of Yifei Investment Holdings. Upon his arrival at Yifei Investment, he led the firm to an impressive track record from domestic success case Focus Media to global investment projects including FarFetch and Flexport. While at Yifei Investment, he co-founded Huangpu River Capital, where he once again put his international background and China market insight to work, leading multiple investment projects such as Grail, BitMain and Montage. He also co-founded Dragonfly Capital Partners, the largest global crypto fund of funds. Prior to joining Vitruvian Partners full time in 2019, he served a Special Partner to the firm for three and a half years, where he consulted on a number of projects. He is a US national and he has a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Contact Information

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

Richard Chen Investments (89)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Chewse 16-May-2019 Later Stage VC 00.000 Food Products Profitable 0000000 0000
000000000 21-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000 05-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000000000 14-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Profitable 0000000 0000
0000 10-Aug-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
00000000 22-Jul-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 0000
000000000000 17-Mar-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
0000000000 27-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
Onefinestay 29-Jun-2015 Later Stage VC 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Profitable 0000000 0000
AxleHire 22-May-2015 Angel (individual) Logistics Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
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Richard Chen Exits (53)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size 01-Apr-2020 Out of Business
000000 31-Mar-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 04-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000 07-Jun-2019 000000000000000000
00000 03-May-2019 000000 0000000000 00000
000000000 11-Apr-2019 000000000000000000
000000000000 07-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 00000
00000000 01-Jan-2019 000 00 00000000
MakeLeaps 26-Oct-2018 Merger/Acquisition
AllTrails 11-Oct-2018 Buyout/LBO 0000
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Richard Chen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Richard Chen Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA
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Richard Chen Co-Investors (95)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Yun-Fang Juan 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Creandum 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greenspring Associates 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kleiner Perkins 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
bmp Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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