Andrew Chen is a blogger and startup executive focused on advertising and social media. He writes the blog Futuristic Play and was most recently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV), a Silicon Valley-based firm with $2B under management. At MDV, Andrew pursued initiatives in digital media and advertising and helped source internet investments for the firm.
Prior to MDV, Andrew was director of product marketing at Audience Science, where he co-founded the ad network business and was instrumental in growing the network to thousands of websites with over 5 billion ads served per month. He also led teams to handle the company's initiatives around MySpace and Yahoo, two of Audience Science's most strategic partners. In addition, Andrew played key roles in winning the company's initial brand advertising clients, which now include dozens of top-tier publishers including AOL, IAC, ESPN, Washington Post, among others.
Aug, 2015 - Current (about 1 year)
|Nov, 2015||Cleanify||$1.8M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2015||Connectifier||$4.1M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2014||Splitwise||$1.4M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2014||sendwithus||$2.3M / Seed (Lead)||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2012||LaunchBit||$960k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2010||Cardpool||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2008||Innofidei||$10M / Venture||BlueRun Ventures|
|Jul, 2007||Innofidei||$10M / Series A||BlueRun Ventures|
BS, Applied Mathematics