Based in Boulder. Invests in Aerospace, Consumer Internet, Mobile, All Markets, Food and Beverages, Enterprise Software, Hardware Software, SaaS, Bitcoin, Internet of Things, Robotics, Aerial Robotics , Agriculture, Sharing Economy, Logistics, ECommerce, Social Media Platforms, Mobile Commerce, Healthcare, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Clean Energy, Drones, Space Travel, Batteries, Solar, Automotive
Clint Chao is a founding General Partner of Moment Ventures. Moment is an early-stage VC firm investing in the Infrastructure of Everything: startups that are connecting digital and physical networks. Moment looks for companies in 3 primary areas: (1) Innovations in traditional IT, (2) New Device Ecosystems and (3) People-Based Platforms. Some of our investments include Soha, Skyward, Payable, Netsil, Swing Education, Call9, Copia, Viptela, World View and Nodeprime (acquired by Ericsson). Prior to Moment, Clint was a co-founding Managing Director at Formative Ventures, an early-stage VC firm. During his time at Formative, Clint invested a third of the fund's capital in early-stage technology startups, focusing on software infrastructure, web services, cloud computing applications and advanced semiconductors. Clint's investment and board leadership experience include Mashery (acquired by Intel), SOASTA, Silicon Clocks (acquired by Silicon Labs), Vungle and Zyray Wireless (acquired by Broadcom). Clint is an experienced technology executive who brings more than 20 years of start-up operating experience including marketing, sales and business development to Formative Ventures. Prior to co-founding Formative Ventures, Clint served as the first Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Business Development at SkyStream Networks (acquired by Tandberg TV), a leading provider of video routing solutions. Under his leadership, SkyStream became the worldwide leader in MPEG routing solutions to the broadcast, networking and enterprise markets. Prior to joining SkyStream, Clint served as Senior Director of Marketing at C-Cube Microsystems where he was responsible for marketing for the PC Division, a group he co-founded and grew to run rates exceeding $50M in sales annually. Clint began his tenure at C-Cube as the first Salesperson for the company, where he created the company’s sales representation network around the country. While there, C-Cube became the dominant supplier of digital video and imaging compression chips to the consumer electronics, computing and communications markets. Before joining C-Cube, Clint held numerous sales and sales management positions at Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector, where he was recognized as one of the company’s top salespeople. Clint earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Based in San Francisco. Invests in Consumer Internet, Information Technology, Marketplaces, Social Commerce, Mobile, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Service Providers, University Students, Alumni, ECommerce, Fashion, Parenting, Kids, Custom Retail, Mass Customization, Web Design, Startups, User Experience Design, Shipping, Supply Chain Management, Logistics
Based in Hong Kong. Invests in Clean Technology, Consumer Internet, Enterprise Software, Mobile, Healthcare, Small and Medium Businesses, Sales and Marketing, Logistics, Hardware Software, Big Data, WomenFocused, Aerospace, Analytics, Automotive, Bioinformatics, Bridging Online and Offline, Education, Business Services, Cloud Data Services, Design, Digital Media, Health and Wellness, Infrastructure, Recruiting, Risk Management, Social Media, Social Recruiting, Travel, Web Development, Local, Marketplaces, PaaS, Mobile Commerce, Games, SaaS, Personalization, Platforms
Based in Copenhagen, DK. Invests in Mobile, Consumer Internet, Enterprise Software, Transportation, Electric Vehicles, Motors, Connectivity, Urban Mobility, Logistics, Big Data, Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Management, Location Based Services
Based in San Francisco. Invests in Mobile, Healthcare, Ventures for Good, Education, Transportation, Public Transportation, Collaborative Consumption, Health and Wellness, Organic Food, Agriculture, Logistics, Clean Energy
partner @formation-8. Claremont McKenna graduate. Originally from Iowa City, IA