Privy 5 San Francisco Ben Choi

Principal at Maveron

Ben Choi is a Principal at Maveron and focuses on investments in the mobile and Web enabled consumer services sectors. Ben currently serves on the board for The Wrap.com, and is a board observer for Course Hero, KidZui, Mozes and VideoEgg. Ben Choi began his career in venture capital at RRE Ventures, where he invested in Massive, an in-game ad network purchased by Microsoft in 2006 for over $200 million. He later joined the strategic venture capital arm of the CIA, In-Q-Tel, where he led their investment in Rhevision, maker of tiny cell phone zoom lenses. Ben lives in the Bay Area with his wife and twin boys. He’s an avid traveler and deeply involved with humanitarian relief efforts. His travels have taken him to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Africa, Brazil, and Central America. Of course with the arrival of twin boys, he’s narrowed his scope a bit to the local beauty of the Bay Area and Seattle.

Privy 5 San Francisco Ben Choi
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  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: South Bay

    250 S B St San Mateo CA 94401
    (650) 340-7138
    Happy Cafe Restaurant is aptly named as you'll leave here happy after eating the delightful Chinese food they serve here. Some of the highlights on the menu include the Xiao Long Bao, Pork Dumplings, Egg and tomatoes, Shanghai noodles, Duck, and Spicy Tofu. Truly the best Chinese food in the area.
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: South Bay

    Cuisine:Japanese Sushi

    407 Broadway Millbrae CA 94030
    (650) 692-0100
    Sushi Kei is a bit of a hole in the wall sushi restaurant in the Bay Area that serves up some of the freshest and tastiest sushi. Sushi Kei has a menu that features authentic dishes and a variety of unique dishes that makes a meal at Sushi Kei a memorable one.
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Napa Valley


    6480 Washington St. at California Dr. Yountville CA 94599
    Redd in Yountville is just about everything you could ask from a restaurant and more. The restaurant itself is sleek and sexy with minimalist and contemporary design accentuated by the wonderfully presented food. The atmosphere is just gorgeous. The much raved about Redd prides itself on providing top notch service. But you're here for the food and at Redd, the cuisine is brilliant. Everything fro ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Mission District


    3611 18th Street Between Dolores and Guerrero Street San Francisco CA 94110
    +1 415 437 6800
    Everything at Pizzeria Delfina is fresh and new each day. This quaint, chic and intimate restaurant served pizzas similar to those cooked and served in Naples, Italy. Have as much as you want of their many selections of pizzas that come in thin or thick crust. You can also try their fried cheese on sticks, antipasto and salads. Their margarita pizza which is served with loads of cheeses and tomato ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Mission District


    600 Guerrero Street (at 18th Street) San Francisco CA 94110
    +1 415 487 2600
    Tartine Bakery and Cafe will surely capture anybody’s dessert palate and a James Beard Award says it all. Culinary superstar couple Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson have made a quite a name in the industry and have authored great cookbooks. Their shop takes pride in sourcing local and organic ingredients in creating their delightful menu. Have a quiche or pastry for breakfast, pastrami or pros ... read more >

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