Chi-Hua Chien Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 1


Chi-Hua Chien General Information


Mr. Chi-Hua Chien is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Goodwater Capital. He serves as Advisor at Youper. He is a Board Member of Stash, Monzo, Jerry and Weee!. He also served as Board Member at Dosh and Care/of. He served as Board Member at Lithium Technologies. He serves as the Board Member at charity: water. Mr. Chien served as General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2007 and focuses on investments in consumer technology. Chi-Hua serves on the board of directors or works closely with the teams at Chegg (CHGG), Chill, textPlus, Karma Science (acquired by FB), Klout, Level, Path, Spotify, Twitter (TWTR) and Zaarly. Before coming to KPCB, Chi-Hua worked with Accel Partners as a venture advisor and associate. He originated Accel's investments in Facebook (FB) and AdECN (acquired by MSFT) and worked on the firm's investments in AdMob (acquired by GOOG), fbFund, Glam, Trulia (TRLA) and YuMe Networks. Before becoming an investor, Chi-Hua was an early employee or co-founder of four startups including Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), where he led the marketing and inside sales teams, served as interim CFO, and was appointed to the Office of the President. Previously he also served as the Board Member at Inspirato. He also serves as a Board member at SweatCo.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Burlingame, CA
  • United States

Chi-Hua Chien Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Jerry 20-Nov-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Insurance Brokers Generating Revenue 000-000 00000
Alchemy Insights 01-May-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000-000 00000
Drop (San Francisco) 24-Sep-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Generating Revenue 000-000 00000
Text+ 10-Dec-2009 Early Stage VC 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000-000 00000

Chi-Hua Chien Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Drop (San Francisco) 14-Jul-2023 000000000000000000

Chi-Hua Chien Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Chi-Hua Chien Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chi-Hua Chien Angel Investor 00 00 0 Burlingame, CA

Chi-Hua Chien Co-Investors (65)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
FTV Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mayfield Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Samsung Venture Investment 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
StartX (US) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar