Walter Chen

i'm the founder of @idonethis with my friend @rodguze. ni haoz.


Food and Books


I grew up terrified of my grandfather because he was a disciplinarian who was always grabbing my shoulders to make me stand up straighter—and he had crazy Pai Mei-brows. He…


Food and Books


I grew up terrified of my grandfather because he was a disciplinarian who was always grabbing my shoulders to make me stand up straighter—and he had crazy Pai Mei-brows. He…


New Shoes

When I was a kid, every time I got a new pair of shoes, I would challenge my sister to a race. She’d inevitably beat me, and I’d wonder what happened…


The Power of Having Nothing Going On 


Here at iDoneThis, we think that we’re finally on the right track, two years after bringing the company from New York to San Francisco. While I was…


Lateral Networking


I looked over and saw two jacked Asian dudes with great posture paying close attention to the speaker, Chris Dixon, then the founder of Hunch and prolific angel investor and…