Andrew Chen is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he invests in consumer technology, including social, marketplace, entertainment, and gaming experiences. Today, Andrew serves on the boards of All Day Kitchens, Clubhouse, Envoy, Hipcamp, Maven, Reforge, SandboxVR, Singularity6, Sleeper, Snackpass, and Substack.
Andrew is a prolific writer and leading voice on mobile, metrics, and user growth. For the past decade, he’s covered the topic on andrewchen.com. He is the author of The Cold Start Problem, which explores how new start-ups launch and scale by leveraging network effects. He is also a board member and instructor at Reforge, which offers selective growth-focused programs for experienced professionals in marketing, product, data, and engineering.
Prior to joining a16z, Andrew led the Rider Growth teams at Uber.
Andrew holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington.