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Andrew Hao-Che Chen

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Andrew Hao-Che Chen is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital fund, where he invests in early stage consumer startups. Previously, Andrew led Rider Growth at Uber, focusing on acquisition, new user experience, churn, and notifications/email. During his time there, the company grew several hundred percent, today reaching more than 100M active riders globally.

Andrew has been writing for years — now nearly a thousand essays, focused on user growth, metrics, and network effects. One of the more recognizable topics was popularizing “growth hacking” for the wider tech audience, and he is excited to be working on his first book as well. Andrew’s work has been cited at Wired, WSJ, and New York Times. He has been an advisor/investor for tech startups for many years — including AngelList, Barkbox, Boba Guys, Dropbox, Front, Gusto, Product Hunt, Workato and others. Andrew studied Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington, where he graduated at the age of 19.