Sam Wen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3


Sam Wen General Information


Mr. Sam Wen served as Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Green Visor Financial Technology Acquisition I. He served as Venture Partner at Green Visor Capital. Before joining Green Visor, he was a founding team member and senior engineer of Square, the revolutionary mobile commerce platform and point-of-sale system for small merchants and individuals. Among his many achievements at Square, he was responsible for creating the software algorithm that enables the card reading capabilities of all Square devices on iOS and Android phones and tablets. His efforts helped lead to 7 issued patents and one patent pending. Prior to Square, he worked for Boeing as a munitions systems engineer. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis and is a member of the Founder's 50.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 101 California Street
  • Suite 4100
  • San Francisco, CA 94111
  • United States

Sam Wen Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ride Report 12-Mar-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue 000 000
Staffjoy 10-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000 000
Stand Technologies 15-May-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 000 000
Lawdingo 30-Oct-2013 Seed Round 00000 Legal Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000 000

Sam Wen Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Ride Report 13-Nov-2023 Buyout/LBO
Staffjoy 14-Feb-2017 000 00 00000000
Stand Technologies 01-Dec-2015 000 00 00000000

Sam Wen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Sam Wen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sam Wen Angel Investor 0 San Francisco, CA

Sam Wen Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Adam Lisagor 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bragiel Brothers 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Erik Blachford 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Randy Reddig 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Unusual Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Sam Wen FAQs

  • Who is Sam Wen?

    Sam Wen is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Sam Wen?

    Sam Wen is an angel investor.

  • What does Sam Wen do?

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

  • What has Sam Wen invested in?

    Sam Wen has made numerous investments in companies like Ride Report, Staffjoy, and Stand Technologies within the Automotive, Business/Productivity Software, and Social/Platform Software industries.

  • What has Sam Wen invested in recently?

    Sam Wen's latest investment was on 12-Mar-2020 in Ride Report, a company within the Automotive industry.

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