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Christine Tsai is a Founding Partner at 500 Startups, a global venture capital fund, and startup accelerator. Since its inception in 2010, she helped grow 500 to ~$200M under management, 1400+ portfolio investments (including companies like Credit Karma, Twilio, MakerBot, Wildfire, Viki, Udemy, TheRealReal, ipsy), 100 team members, 20 accelerator batches, and a vibrant community of founders spanning more than 50 countries.

Prior to 500, Christine spent many years at Google and YouTube launching and marketing B2B and developer products such as Google AdSense, Google Analytics, YouTube syndication, and Developer Tools (App Engine, GWT, APIs, etc). She was also the lead for Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference.

Before Google, Christine held roles in international sales at OSIsoft and ChevronTexaco. Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley. She is also a ballet dancer of 25+ years.

Born in Guam and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Christine is proud to have witnessed the growth and innovation of Silicon Valley firsthand for more than three decades. Follow her on 

Christine Tsai ~ You INSPIRE Us!

Christine Tsai, Founding Partner at 500 Startups

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