Roger Chen

Partner

Roger Chen

Roger has been an active investor and technology leader for over 10 years. He is currently a Partner with Silverton Partners, a leading venture capital firm that invests in early stage software and consumer businesses with high growth potential. Roger is a board director and/or investor in Apprentice, Billie, Copper Cow Coffee, Fetch, Kronologic, Literati, Living Security, Mobile Tech RX, Novo Labs, OneDay, Clerk, Restream, RouteFusion, Rx Redefined, and Wheel.

Prior to joining Silverton in 2017, Roger was a Principal at Genacast Ventures in New York, a boutique seed-stage venture capital firm affiliated with Comcast Ventures focused on B2B software investing. While at Genacast, he was involved with investments in BigID, DrayNow, and Uptycs.

Before his investing career, Roger worked as an engineer turned PM at Google in Mountain View where he led various initiatives within Google Maps and Chrome. Roger studied computer science and mathematics at the University of Michigan and holds an MBA from The Wharton School.

INVESTMENTS

Company
Round
Status
Founders
Description
Location

Seed
  • Active
  • Healthcare
  • Michelle Davey (CEO)
  • Griffin Mulcahey (CCO)

Wheel is an on-demand marketplace for healthcare professionals focused on the growing telehealth industry.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Consumer
  • Fintech
  • Jed Strong (CEO)
  • JP Pillat (CPO)
  • Will Danford (CTO)

The rewards card built for gamers.

Chicago, IL

Seed
  • Active
  • Healthcare
  • Brandon Boots (CEO)
  • Erik Smith (CTO)

Rx Redefined is a platform that allows physicians to directly manage the distribution of medical supplies to their patients.

Oakland, CA

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Fintech
  • Colton Seal (CEO)
  • Richard Scappaticci (CTO)

Routefusion offers a cross-border payments API that allows customers to send and receive payments between banks around the world with a single integration.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Alexander Khuda (CEO)
  • Andrew Surzhynskyi (CTO)

Restream enables content producers to livestream to 38 platforms and simultaneously interact with viewers via a single multi-platform chat application.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Consumer
  • Jessica Ewing (CEO)
  • Kelly Carroll (Creative Director)

Literati is a digital platform for book clubs and sells books to consumers on a subscription basis.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Trey Allison (CEO)
  • Ben Parker (COO)
  • Aaron Bollinger (CRO)
  • Chris Lee (CTO)

AI-based SaaS for enterprise sales lead routing and automated calendar scheduling.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Marlow Nickell (CEO)
  • Don Oelke (COO)

Clerk is a digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising platform and merchandising analytics solution for the grocery retail market.

Austin, TX

Series A
  • Acquired/IPO
  • Enterprise
  • Eric Garves (CEO)
  • Daimen Simmons

Top-Rated Business Software for Auto Reconditioning Business Owners.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Acquired/IPO
  • Enterprise
  • Clinton Coleman (CEO)
  • Jeff Loukas (CPO)

Novo Labs delivers an end-to-end AI-based voice ordering service to large chain restaurants.

Dallas, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Consumer
  • Debbie Wei Mullin (CEO)

All-natural Vietnamese coffee with California sweetened condensed milk creamers. No equipment required to brew.

Los Angeles, CA

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Michael Patton (CEO)

Fetch is an off-site package delivery service for apartment buildings and other high-concentration resident locations, such as universities.

Austin, TX

Seed
  • Active
  • Consumer
  • Georgina Gooley
  • Jason Bravman

Billie is digitally native, direct-to-consumer business focused on women’s body care.

New York City, NY

Seed
  • Active
  • Enterprise
  • Angelo Stracquatanio (CEO)
  • Gary Pignata (CSO)

Apprentice FS is an enterprise SaaS business focused on human workforce empowerment in laboratory or complex manufacturing environments.

Jersey City, NJ