Christopher Varelas Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 3

Christopher Varelas General Information


Mr. Christopher Varelas is a Co-Founding Partner & serves as Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital. He served as Board Member at Accellion and Mandic. He is a Board Member of Nextdoor and Own The Room. He also serves as Advisory Board Member at Streamlined Ventures. He also is an Angel Investor. Prior to establishing Riverwood, he was the Global Head of Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking at Citigroup Global Markets. He was also Head of Citi's National Investment Bank and as such was responsible for the oversight of Citi's middle-market banking practice. His leadership propelled Citi's market share in both technology M&A and capital raising from immaterial in the late 1990's to top 3 globally in recent years. His 18-year tenure at Citigroup and legacy firm Salomon Brothers has given his a vast network in the Technology Industry which will greatly assist Riverwood in sourcing attractive global proprietary investment opportunities. In addition, as one of the top rated TMT bankers responsible for many of the largest transactions in the sector, he is skilled in sourcing, analyzing and structuring unique and complex technology deals, as evidenced by his leadership on landmark transactions such as Compaq/HP, Lucent Fiber, PeopleSoft/Oracle, IBM/PWC, Nokia/Navteq and Flextronics/Solectron. He earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California for which he serves on the Board of Trustees. He serves as Board Member at Occidental College. He serves as Advisor at Global Ventures. He also serves as an Advisor at Elemental Cognition.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 70 Willow Road
  • Suite 100
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Christopher Varelas Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Indeez 19-Oct-2020 Seed Round Other Insurance Generating Revenue 00000000000 0000000
000000000 00000000 24-Sep-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000000 0000000
Influential 26-Jul-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Influential 12-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Christopher Varelas Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Christopher Varelas Angel Investor 0 0 0 Menlo Park, CA
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Christopher Varelas Co-Investors (13)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Breyer Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bridgewater Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
David Rowan 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mosaic Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pascal Gauthier 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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