Andrew Chung

Andrew Chung

Founder and Managing Partner at 1955 Capital

Andrew Chung is a technology investor and entrepreneur and the founder of venture capital company 1955 Capital—an organization dedicated to investing in technology from both the Americas and Europe, which can help address issues facing places like China, India and other countries in the developing world.He named the company after the year in which technology influencers Vinod Khosla, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Eric Schmidt were born. His stated goals for the company are “to solve the developing world’s greatest challenges” on the principle that “developing countries have survival-driven demands that can accelerate tech commercialization.” Chung has focused on investments promoting "climate tech" and "clean tech." Chung has worked on the global expansion of meatless burger maker Impossible Foods, egg-less mayonnaise manufacturer Hampton Creek, and biotech startup BioConsortia.

Prior to his involvement with 1955 Capital, he was a general partner at venture capital firm Khosla Ventures.

Chung has advised federal and state government officials on critical energy policy and has spoken on the topics of sustainable technology and U.S.-China collaboration at the White House, Swiss Economic Forum, Asian Venture Capital Journal Forum, Cleantech Venture Forum, Economist Innovation Summit, and Cleantech Investment World Asia.

Timeline

June 30, 2015
Chung started 1955 Capital
June 30, 2011
Started working for Khosla Ventures
June 30, 2006
Earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
June 1999
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University
1977
Andrew Chung was born.

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Further reading

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1955 Capital and Andrew Chung Victorious in Arbitration Ruling

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February 7, 2020

1955 Capital's Andrew Chung: Why ClimateTech Is Heating Up in Venture Capital

John Jannarone

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February 26, 2020

Andrew Chung - Founder of 1955 Capital

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June 15, 2020

Andrew Chung and 1955 Capital Invest in Nature's Fynd | FinSMEs

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April 13, 2020

Andrew Chung's 1955 Capital is Weaving the Tech Web Worldwide

Angela Stevens

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May 1, 2020

CEO Spotlight: Andrew Chung, Founder And Managing Partner Of 1955 Capital > CEOWORLD magazine

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April 15, 2020

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of 1955 Capital and Andrew Chung

1955 Capital

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February 6, 2020

How a Chinese restaurant, Hong Kong idol, and fatherhood shape Andrew Chung's VC philosophy

Dylan Tweney

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October 29, 2013

How Startups Should Adapt to COVID-19 - Andrew Chung - Medium

Andrew Chung

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June 25, 2020

Meet 1955 Capital, a New Fund to Bridge China, U.S.

Katie Fehrenbacher

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February 24, 2016

Q&A with Andrew Chung, Founder of 1955 Capital - Professional Tales

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With $200 Million, New Venture Firm 1955 Capital Plans To Bring Western Tech To China

Aaron Tilley

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February 24, 2016

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Andrew Chung and VCs Discuss Financing Trends in Tech for Emerging Companies | Silicon Dragon Awards

Andrew Chung Speaks at Cross-Border Venture Summit | What Investors Should Know about China

AVCJ Television Interview with Andrew Chung

Emerging New Forces on Sand Hill, feat. Andrew Chung | Global Capital Summit 2017

Fortune Magazine Presents: How the China/U.S. Trade Talks Affect Sustainability, feat. Andrew Chung

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