Eric Chen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 56

  • Portfolio
  • 26

  • Exits
  • 30


Eric Chen General Information


Mr. Eric Chen serves as Partner at OVO Fund. He serves as Advisor at Think+. He also is an Angel Investor and Founded UJ Ventures. Previously, he served as Venture Partner at WI Harper Group. Mr. Chen is responsible for portfolio management and investment activities in information technology companies. Prior to joining WI Harper in 2005, Mr. Chen was a Vice President at Hina Group, a China-focused merchant banking firm, where he originated, structured and executed a number of investment and M&A transactions in the semiconductor, IT services and Internet sectors in China. In addition to Hina Group, Mr. Chen participated in a number of IPOs for Asian technology companies while he worked as a member of Salomon Brothers' Investment Banking Group. Mr. Chen has also had substantial operating experience in the software industry. Mr. Chen served as Director of Asia Business Development for E2open, a Silicon Valley supply chain software startup and a pioneer of the on-demand software model. Mr. Chen earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University School of Engineering. He served as President at Spry Health. .

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Los Altos, CA
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Eric Chen Investments (56)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Side (Financial Software) 21-Jul-2023 Seed Round 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Prisma Finance 13-May-2023 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Startup 0000 0000
NobleAI 24-Jun-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Rift Finance 09-Feb-2022 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Clockwise 18-Jan-2022 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Contango 01-Dec-2021 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
PayJoy 23-May-2019 00000 00000 0000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 0000 0000
CSC Generation 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Uplevel Security 22-Nov-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
AI Foundation 03-Nov-2017 Seed Round Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000

Eric Chen Exits (30)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
KiwiCo 01-Oct-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Spry Health 13-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
Augmedix 06-Oct-2020 0000000 000000
Palantir Technologies 30-Sep-2020 000 00.000
ZingBox 20-Sep-2019 000000000000000000 0000 01-Jul-2019 000 00 00000000
Uplevel Security 01-Jun-2019 000000000000000000
Liveli 01-Aug-2017 000 00 00000000
Kaybus 14-Mar-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Virgo Travel 01-Jan-2017 Out of Business

Eric Chen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Eric Chen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Eric Chen Angel Investor 00 0 Los Altos, CA

Eric Chen Co-Investors (78)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Mirza Uddin 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Coinbase Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
DeFi Dad 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Spartan Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tascha Punyaneramitdee 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Eric Chen FAQs

  • Who is Eric Chen?

    Eric Chen is an angel Investor who has made 56 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Eric Chen?

    Eric Chen is an angel investor.

  • What does Eric Chen do?

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

  • What has Eric Chen invested in?

    Eric Chen has made numerous investments in companies like Side (Financial Software), Prisma Finance, and NobleAI within the Financial Software, Financial Services, and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Eric Chen invested in recently?

    Eric Chen's latest investment was on 21-Jul-2023 in Side (Financial Software), a company within the Financial Software industry.

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