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Andrew Chung

Andrew Chung

Founder and Managing Partner, 1955 Capital
Andrew Chung
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Intro Founder and Managing Partner, 1955 Capital
Known for Venture Capitalist
Is Businessperson Venture capitalist
From United States of America
Type Business Finance
Gender male
Residence San Francisco, CA
Family
Spouse: Coral Chung
Education
Harvard University Applied Mathematics 1995-1999
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School MBA 2004-2006
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Biography

Andrew Chung is the founder and managing partner of 1955 Capital, a U.S.-based venture capital firm that uses technology to solve problems in the developing world. The child of Chinese immigrants, Chung went to work in his parent’s restaurant at a very young age. It was that experience that taught him the value of customer service and how to build business relationships. 

He attended Harvard University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with honors and a degree in applied mathematics. Chung went on to get his master’s degree in business administration at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Chung has been a tech investor and entrepreneur for more than 20 years working for mainstream companies such as Lightspeed Venture Partners and Khosla Ventures. 

In 2016, he announced the formation of his firm, 1955 Capital. At the time, Chung had already managed to raise 200 million dollars that he was able to invest in technologies to help developing countries, especially China. 

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1955 Capital’s Andrew Chung: Why ClimateTech Is Heating Up in Venture Capital
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/1955-capital-andrew-chung-why-222516560.html
How a Chinese restaurant, Hong Kong idol, and fatherhood shape Andrew Chung’s VC philosophy
https://venturebeat.com/2013/10/29/singing-vc-andrew-chung/
6 Questions with Ex-Khosla Partner Andrew Chung on his New $200m VC Fund
https://agfundernews.com/6-questions-with-ex-khosla-partner-andrew-chung-about-his-new-200m-vc-fund5428.html
Andrew Chung and 1955 Capital Invest in Nature’s Fynd
http://www.finsmes.com/2020/04/andrew-chung-and-1955-capital-invest-in-natures-fynd.html
Andrew Chung's 1955 Capital Invests in Food Tech Innovator Nature's Fynd's Latest $80M Financing
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/andrew-chung-s-1955-capital-invests-in-food-tech-innovator-nature-s-fynd-s-latest-80m-financing-1029027285
CEO Spotlight: Andrew Chung, Founder And Managing Partner Of 1955 Capital
https://ceoworld.biz/2020/04/15/ceo-spotlight-andrew-chung-founder-and-managing-partner-of-1955-capital/
Andrew Chung and 1955 Capital, A New Fund to Bridge China, US
http://thestartupmag.com/andrew-chung-1955-capital-new-fund-bridge-china-u-s/
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