Richard Chen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 97
  • Portfolio
  • 32
  • Exits
  • 60

Richard Chen General Information


Mr. Richard Chen serves as Managing Director at Vitruvian Partners. Richard joined Vitruvian in 2015 as a Special Partner before becoming a Managing Director in 2019. Richard focuses on investments in the China and the wider Asia region. Prior to joining Vitruvian, Richard 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, Richard 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, Richard 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, Richard served a Special Partner to the firm for three and a half years, where he consulted on a number of projects. Richard 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 (97)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
10XAR 01-Nov-2021 Seed Round Electronics (B2C) Stealth 0000000 0000
00000 (00000000000 18-Sep-2020 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Stealth
0000000000 30-Apr-2020 00000 00000 000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000000000 08-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000 16-May-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Profitable 0000000 0000
000000000 21-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
0000 24-Sep-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Database Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000 05-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
AxleHire 30-Jun-2017 Early Stage VC 00.00 Logistics Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
HealthSherpa 14-Feb-2017 Early Stage VC 00.00 Insurance Brokers Profitable 0000000 0000
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Richard Chen Exits (60)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Forge Global 22-Mar-2022 Reverse Merger 00000
000 00 00000 25-Jan-2022 000000000000000000
000000 (0000) 28-Sep-2021 000000000000000000
0000000000 01-Apr-2021 000000000 00000000
000000000 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
00000000 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
00000000 01-Jan-2021 0000000000: 000000
00000000 25-Nov-2020 000000000000000000 01-Apr-2020 Out of Business
Chewse 31-Mar-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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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 (92)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
FJ Labs 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kleiner Perkins 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greenspring Associates 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Norwest Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
True Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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