“I partner with B2C entrepreneurs to empower Individuals through storytelling, self-expression and purpose, and then boost collective thriving through networks, marketplaces, cohorts and communities to build authentic connections. I believe great founders and startups can help foster deeper healing and reconnection – starting with self (Me), to those around us (We), and then the broader ecosystem and planet (All).”

Tim co-leads Mayfield’s Consumer investment practice and is an experienced investor and global executive. He has been twice named to the Forbes Midas list of Top Tech Investors and received the Gamification Summit award for Special Achievement. Tim’s venture capital experience includes leading investments at Norwest Venture Partners and Gabriel Venture Partners. His operational experience includes working in product management and engineering across Asia for Gateway, Inc., and General Motors. Tim holds an MBA with honors from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an MS and BS in Electrical Engineering/System Engineering from the University of Michigan. Tim is an accomplished musician, a reformed biohacker, and passionate about Body/Mind/Spirit wellness. He serves on the non-profit boards of Reimagine Death, and Gray Area Arts.

Education

STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Recognition

FORBES

The Midas List

GAMIFICATION SUMMIT

Award for Special Achievement

Ask Me About

Permaculture principles as clues to Capitalism 2.0 (PermaCapital, Inclusive & Longterm Stakeholding, Stakeholder vs. Shareholder primacy).

Re-villaging, intentional communities, the new Hero’s Journey of Heal-Play-Serve.

Graphic novels, ecotopian CliFi, the evolution of boardgames, tech-augmented immersive & experiential art.

POV

Entrepreneur Journey | Aug 24 2021

KiwiCo: Doing Well While Doing Good

Consumer | Gamechangers

Entrepreneur Journey | Mar 31 2021

How Tonal Became a Home Fitness Star

Consumer | Gamechangers

Viewpoint | May 28 2020

The Zoomconomy as Preview to the MultiVerse

Consumer

Podcast | May 1 2018

How ecommerce startups can win against Amazon

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 30 2018

Tim Chang Shares Mayfield View on Nextgen Ecommerce

Consumer

Viewpoint | Jun 1 2017

Tim Chang Reflects on the Journey with Moat

Enterprise | News

Viewpoint | May 1 2017

Mayfield’s Ursheet and Tim Share Their POV on...

Engineering Biology

Viewpoint | Apr 25 2017

Tim Chang on Industry Predictions

Enterprise | Consumer

Entrepreneur Journey | Mar 20 2017

Minting a New Currency for Digital Advertising

Enterprise | Gamechangers

Viewpoint | Feb 23 2017

It’s Called Virtual “Reality” for a Reason

Enterprise | Consumer

Podcast | Jan 3 2017

Mayfield’s Own Tim Chang on The Twenty Minute...

Company Building

Article | Jun 13 2016

“The Future of Work” Ebook 

Company Building

Viewpoint | Dec 8 2015

The Attention Economy and the War Over Measurement

Enterprise

Viewpoint | Oct 16 2015

Welcome to the Wellness Revolution

Consumer

Viewpoint | Mar 6 2012

Big Data Meets Ad Tech

Enterprise

Viewpoint | Oct 31 2014

Changing The Rules Of E-Commerce

Consumer

Viewpoint | Jul 26 2014

Start-ups are finally hacking healthcare

Engineering Biology

Viewpoint | Apr 12 2014

A Wearables Startup Playbook

Consumer | Company Building

Viewpoint | Nov 7 2012

From Mad Men to Big Bang Theory: The...

Enterprise

Viewpoint | May 11 2012

Gamification: Insights And Emerging Trends

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 27 2012

Non-gamers, here’s why you should care about games

Consumer

Viewpoint | Apr 15 2012

We Are Our Scores: The Aspirational Self

Consumer

Viewpoint | Mar 31 2012

The ‘So What’ Of The Quantified Self

Consumer

Viewpoint | Mar 24 2012

All The World’s A Game

Consumer

Investments

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Acquired by Alibaba — Pre-Mayfield Investment

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Acquired by Intel | Partnered at Series A

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Partnered Early

Acquired by Qualcomm — Pre-Mayfield Investment

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Partnered at Seed

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Acquired by Oracle | Partnered at Series A

Acquired by DeNA — Pre-Mayfield Investment

Acquired by Disney — Pre-Mayfield Investment

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Partnered at Seed

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