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Columbia University, BA 1999

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Angel Investor
Angel Investor

Former Companies

GM, Asia Business Development
Takeover Interest (Failed)

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Robin Chan

Robin Chan is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and advisor based in China and Silicon Valley, with extensive experience in social media, mobile, and gaming.

He is currently a co-founder and CEO of a stealth mode startup headquartered in San Francisco.

Previously, he was the General Manager of Asia Business Operations for Zynga, through the acquisition of XPD Media, where he was Founder and CEO.

He is also an active angel investor, with early investments in Twitter, Square, and Xiaomi. He is also an advisor to Flipboard.

In 2010, Forbes named Robin as one of the “Nine Young Chinese Entrepreneurs to Watch.”

Robin obtained a bachelor degree in economics from Columbia University, where he rowed for the Heavyweight Crew team.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Heyday 12/2013Seed$2M19
Square 11/2009Series A$10M19



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