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University of California, Berkeley, BA
Cognitive Science

Former Companies

Product Marketing Manager
Product Marketing Manager
International Sales
Refining Central Technologies Group

Financial Organizations

Partner & Chief Pug Herder

Web Presences


Christine Tsai

Christine Tsai is the Partner & Chief Pug Herder at 500 Startups.

Prior to joining 500 Startups, she was in product marketing at Google and YouTube.

She worked on Developer Platforms and was the lead for Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference.

She also worked on Google AdSense and early-stage video monetization offerings as well as Google Analytics and YouTube syndication.

Before life in consumer internet, Christine worked in International Sales at OSIsoft and Refining Central Technologies at ChevronTexaco.

Christine holds a BA in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

She is also a ballet dancer of over 20 years.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
ViralGains 3/2014Seed$1.2M15
Partender 9/2013Seed$50k9
HAUL 9/2013Angel$750k5
Reesio 7/2013Seed$205k3
Floqq 4/2013Seed$50k6



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