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21 Investments in 10 Companies
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Eric joined Crosslink Capital in 2010. He focuses on Internet, Software, and Cloud Infrastructure companies. In addition, Eric leads the Crosslink Capital Seed Program.

Eric brings over 20 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and venture investor. Prior to Crosslink, Eric was a Partner at Artiman Ventures and Bay Partners focusing on Internet & Software investments, some of which include Opsource (NTT), Invensense (INVN), InterAct and Dropcam. Eric’s startup experience includes co-founding the Internet server software company WebSpective (INKT), and co-founding TelASIC Communications (MTI). In addition, his operating experience includes business development at Mainspring (IBM) and at MILCOM (Military Commercial Technologies) where he focused on finding and commercializing next generation technologies out of the military, aerospace and Defense Labs.

Eric is co-founder and president of alpha, the entrepreneurial networking club for more than 500 Founders and CEOs.

Eric Chin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

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Co-Founder & President

General Partner

Sep 1, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
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Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$12.57M / Series A
Feb, 2016$40M / Series C
Feb, 2015$3M / Seed
Dec, 2014$15M / Series B
Mar, 2014$7M / Series C
Mar, 2014$15M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2013$3M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$45.3M / Series D
Mar, 2013$5M / Series B
Jan, 2013$2.7M / Seed
Jan, 2013$4M / Series B
Oct, 2012$25M / Series C
Mar, 2012$4.5M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2012$30M / Series F
Sep, 2011$11M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2011$1.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2011$22M / Venture
Aug, 2011$6M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2011$16M / Series E (Lead)
Dec, 2010$10.5M / Series C (Lead)
Mar, 2009undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment

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