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Dear readers, I have moved to Substack and I will be writing here from now on:
In the meantime, I will leave up for posterity. Enjoy!


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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 boards of Clubhouse, Substack, Z League, Sleeper, Snackpass, All Day Kitchens, Sandbox VR, Reforge, Maven, Practice, and others.

He writes about user growth, metrics, and network effects at and has been cited at Wired, WSJ, and New York Times. 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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