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Investing Profile

Tim Chae(264)

VCInvestor

Managing Partner, 500 Startups

500.co/team/tim-chaeSan Francisco, California
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25 Investors

Connected to Dave McClure (Practical Venture Capital), Arjun Arora (Expa), Tim Chang (Mayfield), and 22 other investors on Signal.

500 Startups Network
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500 Global Managing Partner
$150K - $1M
$500K
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$140M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Alongside
Venture RoundFeb 2022C0
CA$8M
PeopleFund
Series CNov 2021$63M
$63M
Flat.mx
Series ASep 2021$20M
$42M
Co-investors: Archie Cochrane (Anthemis Group), Moses Sternstein (Nonlinear), Robin Godenrath (Picus Capital), Scott Hartley (Two Culture Capital), Eric Wu, Tushar Garg, Nate Matherson
Sarwa
Series BAug 2021$15M
Seed RoundSep 2018$1.3M
$16M
Co-investors: Ali Qaiser (Hambro Perks)
MightyFly
Seed RoundApr 2021$5.1M
$5.1M
Co-investors: Tom Chi (At One Ventures)
Momo Project
Pre Seed RoundNov 2020
Hearo.Live - Multiplayer TV
Venture RoundFeb 2020$1.8M
$1.8M
Co-investors: Michael Dornbrook (Speedy Packets Inc.), Alex Rigopulos, Blake Van Leer
Active in fintech, e-sports, marketplaces, cross-border. But always prefer to invest in people who make me become aware about large problems.
Businesses that are capital intensive prior to launch and especially businesses with long feedback loop cycles (pure hardware, etc.)
Managing Partner 500 Startups2019 - Present
Partner 500 Startups2015 - 2019
Venture Partner 500 Startups2014 - 2015
EIR (Entrepreneur-in-Residence) 500 Startups2013 - 2014
CEO & Founder PostRocket2010 - 2013
Associate Romulus Capital2010 - 2011
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