Phil Chen

Race Capital
Founding Partner

Phil Chen is a senior advisor at Race Capital, a serial entrepreneur and investor. Prior, Phil was the founder of HTC Vive(leading VR headset), Exodus (world’s first crypto phone), Alex eReader (acquired by B&N), partner at Horizons Ventures and led numerous investments including Improbable (valued at $2B), Beats (acquired by Apple for $3B), Sandbox VR (valued at $400M), among others.

Phil joined HTC late 2007 and shipped the world’s first Android phone and helped grow HTC from a USD$2B to USD$ 35B market cap company. Phil is a proud Taiwanese entrepreneur and received his B.A and B.S in Mathematics and Physics from UCSD and an M.Div from Fuller Seminary. He is the happy husband of Tanya and proud father of Miles, Naomi and Olive.