Andy Artz is the Head of User Acquisition for The Social+Capital Partnership, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. In this role, he co-founded and leads the firm’s User Acquisition practice—a platform to help portfolio companies grow users and top-line revenue via performance-based marketing.
Andy has a particular interest in consumer companies that are exploiting novel growth mechanisms to reach new industry verticals. He served as a growth advisor to Remind, a mobile messaging company for K-12 education; worked closely with Better, a mobile consumer health concierge service; and advises Sprig, an on-demand healthy meal delivery service, on its local marketing efforts.
Previously, Andy was VP of Finance and Analytics at OMGPOP, a social gaming company based in New York City that developed the hit mobile game Draw Something, which sold to Zynga for $180M in March 2012.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Andy is a graduate of Harvard University, where he was the Mather House Co-Chair and Treasurer of the Social Enterprise Club. He holds a bachelor's degree in physics.
Andy is an avid supporter of the Frontiers of Science Institute in Northern Colorado, a program to encourage high school students to pursue careers in science, of which he is an alumnus.
A member of Class 20, Andy served his fellowship at The Social+Capital Partnership under the mentorship of Growth Partner Ray Ko.