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Primary Role
Co-Founder & Managing Partner @
Investments
8 Investments in 4 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.goodwatercap.com
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Person Details

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Chi-Hua Chien is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Goodwater Capital.Prior to co-founding Goodwater, Chi-Hua was a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Chi-Hua serves on the Board of Directors of Path, Lithium (fka Klout), Zaarly, Chill, Level Money, and Zumper. He also invested in Chegg, Inspirato, Karma Science (acquired by FB), Spotify, and Twitter.

Previously, Chi-Hua was an Associate at Accel Partners, where he originated Accel’s investment in Facebook. 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.

Chi-Hua fell in love with startups at Stanford University where he earned a BS in Industrial Engineering, a BA in Economics, an MS in Industrial Engineering, and an MBA. At Stanford he was named a Mayfield Fellow, President’s Scholar, and Arjay Miller Scholar.

Chi-Hua also serves on the board of charity: water, a non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations.

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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Co-Founder , Interim CFO & President
Dec, 2007
Mar, 2014
General Partner
Jun, 2006
Dec, 2007
Associate
2005
2005
Corporate Development
2001
2004
Director of Marketing
  • Member of the Board of Directors
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  • Member of the Board of Directors
    2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jul, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Aug 2, 2011
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Feb 1, 2011
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    2011

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