Our Entrepreneurs


Chris Tsai


Chris Tsai is Co-Founder and CEO of Celery (acquired by Indiegogo), a pre-order platform for launching and scaling new products. Chris studied quantitative marketing at Wharton, computer science at MIT and built his first PASCAL program when he was 12. The son of a serial entrepreneur, he has been working on tech and social finance startups since college. Before creating Celery, he led Groupon’s expansion in Asia. Chris lives with his wife and son in San Francisco.

Celery is now part of Indiegogo (2016)


Celery is a San Francisco-based technology company helping businesses of all sizes take pre-orders, crowdfund independently, and to continue selling before and after items are in-stock. Celery is founded by a team of crowdfunding and e-commerce experts and alums from MIT, Stanford, Groupon, LinkedIn and Foursquare, and is venture-backed by Y Combinator, Max Levchin, SV Angel, and other top investors. For more information, visit www.trycelery.com