Leo Chang

Leo Chang

Lifelong entrepreneur turned seed investor and mentor for Samsung Next Start. On the lookout for promising Bay Area entrepreneurs for early-stage investment opportunities.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lchang2
San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since December 21, 2016
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Investor interests
Type of investor Accelerator Seed Fund Early stage VC
Typical investment size $250k - $500k
Typical investments in a year 10
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Credentials Accredited Investor
1995 M.I.T. , MS , Computer Science

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As a Principal at Samsung NEXT Start, San Francisco, I serve as an investor and mentor for seed-stage start-up companies. 

Before Samsung, I was the Chief Technology Officer of ShopRunner.  I was co-founder and CTO of ShopSanity prior to its acquisition by ShopRunner.  Earlier, I was CTO of Infospace and, prior to that, co-founder and CTO of Clickshift, which was acquired by Webtrends.   I also served as the VP of Software Engineering for Savi Technology.  Before that, I was CTO of NBC Internet after it acquired Flyswat where I was also co-founder and CTO.  I have a bachelor's and a master's degree in computer science from MIT.