Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen


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Andrew Chen is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He is an investor at A16Z GAMES in GAMES FUND ONE, focused on metaverse, VR/AR, and gaming investments.

Andrew is a prolific writer and leading voice on mobile, metrics, and user growth. For the past decade, he’s covered the topic on 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.

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  • Investing in Series AI
    Joshua Lu and Andrew Chen

    A16Z GAMES is leading the seed investment in Series AI, a games & technology company that is reinventing the future of game development with generative AI.

  • Investing in Believer
    Andrew Chen and Robin Guo

    There is a moment of wonder in every great game that makes you sit back, take a breath, and really appreciate what it is that you’re experiencing: stepping out into the world of Zelda, overcoming Margit for the first t...

  • Investing in Snapser
    Joshua Lu, Andrew Chen, and Troy Kirwin

    We are thrilled to announce that a16z Games has led the Series Seed investment in Snapser, a games backend technology company poised to become the de facto platform for games studios.

  • Investing in Voldex
    Andrew Chen and Jack Soslow

    We are thrilled to announce that a16z led the Series A investment in Voldex, a game studio that acquires, improves, and builds games on the massive user-generated content (UGC) platforms, Roblox and Minecraft.

  • Investing in PLAI Labs
    Arianna Simpson, Andrew Chen, and Robin Guo

    Within every era of technology, the most talented entrepreneurs have taken unsolved problems and open questions and turned them into businesses.

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