Eric Chin Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 24


Eric Chin General Information


Mr. Eric Chin serves as a Partner at Crosslink Capital. He serves as Board Member at DataStax. He is a Co-Founder at Aplha Club. He served as Board Member at PowerToFly, DataStax, Armoryand Feedback Loop and Descartes Labs, TakeLessons, Molekule, Step, Alpha, and Kinetic. He serves as Board Observer at True&Co. He joined Crosslink in 2010 and focuses on Internet, software, and cloud infrastructure companies. He leads the Crosslink Capital Seed program and is also co-founder and president of alpha, the entrepreneurial networking club for more than 500 founders and CEOs. He brings several years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and venture capital investor. He served as Board Member at NodeSource. Prior to Crosslink, he was a partner at Artiman Ventures and Bay Partners focusing on Internet & software investments, some of which include OpSource (NTT), Invensense (INVN), InterAct, and Dropcam. His startup experience includes co-founding the Internet server software company WebSpective (INKT) and co-founding TelASIC Communications (MTI). In addition, his operating experience includes business development at Mainspring (IBM) and at MILCOM (Military Commercial Technologies) where he focused on finding and commercializing next-generation technologies out of the military, aerospace, and Defense Labs. He holds a BA from Dartmouth and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

Business Details

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

Eric Chin Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Weotta 06-May-2015 Later Stage VC 00.00 Application Software Out of Business 0000 0000
Descartes Labs 01-May-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Kinnek 16-Oct-2014 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
HomeLight 26-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Chartio 07-Mar-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Database Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Colingo 20-Nov-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Tastemaker 16-Oct-2013 0000 00000 00000 Home Furnishings Out of Business 0000 0000
Science Exchange 29-Apr-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Postmates 16-Aug-2012 Seed Round 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Vungle 02-May-2012 Seed Round 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Profitable 0000 0000

Eric Chin Exits (24)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Cpus 01-Jan-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Descartes Labs 04-Aug-2022 0000000000
Onclusive 24-May-2022 0000000000 000.00
Colingo 15-Jan-2022 000000000 00000000
Vungle 01-Oct-2021 0000000000 00000
TakeLessons 10-Sep-2021 000000000000000000
Chartio 26-Feb-2021 000000000000000000 000.00
Postmates 01-Dec-2020 000000000000000000 00.00
Kiip (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 01-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition
InvenSense 18-May-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00.00

Eric Chin Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Eric Chin Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Eric Chin Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Eric Chin FAQs

  • Who is Eric Chin?

    Eric Chin is an angel Investor who has made 24 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Eric Chin?

    Eric Chin is an angel investor.

  • What does Eric Chin do?

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

  • What has Eric Chin invested in?

    Eric Chin has made numerous investments in companies like Weotta, Descartes Labs, and Kinnek within the Application Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Eric Chin invested in recently?

    Eric Chin's latest investment was on 06-May-2015 in Weotta, a company within the Application Software industry.

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