Andrew Chung

Founder & Managing Partner, 1955 Capital

Andrew founded 1955 Capital to invest in advanced U.S. technology that can solve the most challenging problems in China and Asia – in energy, food, agriculture, healthcare, education and sustainable infrastructure.  1955 Capital recently completed a first close on $200 million with anchor investors, making this one of the largest venture firm debuts in recent memory.

Andrew was previously a general partner at Khosla Ventures and helped build the cleantech and healthcare practices at Lightspeed Venture Partners – global venture capital firms that each manage over $4 billion in commitments.  A leading voice on transpacific relations, Andrew served as a special advisor to the 2015 U.S.-China presidential trade mission led by the U.S. Secretaries of Commerce and Energy.  He previously worked at Bain Capital and Bain & Company (Asia), studied Applied Mathematics at Harvard and holds an MBA from Wharton.

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