Andrew McCormack

Valar Ventures


Andrew is a Partner at Valar Ventures.  Andrew is based in San Francisco but spends much of his time traveling internationally, working with portfolio companies and prospective portfolio companies.

Andrew’s career in technology has included business and corporate development roles at eCount (acquired by Citibank) and Yahoo!.  He joined PayPal in 2001, where he worked closely with Peter in preparing for the company’s IPO.  After PayPal’s sale to eBay, Andrew helped start Clarium Capital Management and founded a restaurant group in San Francisco.  In 2008, Andrew rejoined Peter at Thiel Capital, where he has led various international initiatives.  Andrew received a B.A. in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.