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Biography

Conference bio below:

Andrew Chen is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, investing in early stage consumer startups — focused on the themes of marketplaces, micro-entrepreneurship, games/entertainment, and next-gen social products. He is on the board of Hipcamp, Substack, Sandbox VR, Atrium, Singularity 6, Envoy, and others.

Previously, he led the Rider Growth teams at Uber, focusing on efforts across acquisition, new user experience, churn, and notifications/email.

He writes about user growth, metrics, and network effects at andrewchen.co and has been cited at Wired, WSJ, and New York Times. Andrew is an advisor/investor for tech startups including AngelList, Barkbox, Boba Guys, Dropbox, Front, Gusto, Product Hunt, Workato and others. He holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington, where he graduated at the age of 19

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— Wired Magazine

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— a half haiku by Marc Andreessen

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Andrew’s blog is an inexhaustible source of numbers and ideas on concepts that matter.

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— Eric Ries