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Primary Role
Founder, Managing Partner @
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55 Investments in 34 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Palo Alto
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Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership – a venture capital fund based in Palo Alto, CA that incubates and invests in breakthrough companies in healthcare, education, financial services, mobile and enterprise software. Preceding his focus as an investor, Chamath was the longest tenured member of Facebook's senior executive team and helped drive its ascension to one of the most important companies in the world.

Prior to Facebook, Chamath had leading roles at The Mayfield Fund, and Winamp. In addition to his focus at the fund, Chamath is Owner and Director of the NBA's Golden State Warriors. Chamath was born in Sri Lanka, grew up in Canada, and graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Jobs (13)

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Current

Owner & Executive Chairman of the Board

Founder

Founder, CEO & Board Director

Co-Founder & Chairman

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Co-Founder & Executive Chairman

May, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Founder, Managing Partner

Jul, 2011 - Current   (about 5 years)

Owner & Member of the Board of Directors

Jul, 2011 - Current   (about 5 years)
Past
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Product & Business Development
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Vice President & General Manager, AIM+ICQ
2007
2008
VP of Growth, Mobile & International, VP of Platform & Product Marketing
2006
2007
Venture Capitalist
2006
2007
Principal
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$8M / Series C
Jan, 2016$35M / Series C
Dec, 2015$1.5M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Sep, 2015$50M / Series C
Sep, 2015$6M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2015$23.5M / Series C (Lead)
Mar, 2015$16.5M / Series B
Feb, 2015$4.03M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2014$64M / Series D
Sep, 2014$40M / Series C
Jul, 2014$10M / Series B
Jul, 2014$10M / Series B
May, 2014$4M / Seed
Apr, 2014$35M / Series C
Mar, 2014$11M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2014$8M / Series B
Feb, 2014$15M / Series B
Jan, 2014$7M / Series A
Oct, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2013$10M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2013$20M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2013$4.5M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2013$7M / Series B
Apr, 2013$2.4M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2013$20M / Series B
Mar, 2013$6M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2013$3M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2012$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2012$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2012undisclosed amount / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2012$8M / Series A
Jun, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$21M / Series BPersonal Investment
May, 2012$12M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$4.75M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2012$800k / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$4M / Series APersonal Investment

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