Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at PKO Investments.


Patrick Lee Introduction

Patrick Lee is Co-Founder & Managing Partner at PKO Investments, a syndicate that invests in startups at the intersection of tech+entertainment. The syndicate has invested into 37 companies since March 2021 and has raised over $30M for those companies across 380+ active investors. Co-founder and founding CEO of Rotten Tomatoes (, a leading entertainment website focused on movie reviews and news and consistently one of the top 1,000 most trafficked sites in the world. Sold to IGN Entertainment June 2004. Currently owned by Fandango. Entrepreneur. Started six startups across three countries (US, China, Hong Kong). Five targeting consumers. Four in the intersection of technology & entertainment. Four raised outside funding. Three exited. Advisor to Oishii, ChargeSPOT, Casetify, Kiwibot, Tales, HiGeorge, Immortal Studios, Instaread, Leo AR, & more. Mentored and/or supported programs at 500 Startups, SOSV, Berkeley SkyDeck, First Round Capital, Blue Startups, Wefunder, Founder Institute, AppWorks, Mozilla Builders, Mentorbox, Berkeley LAUNCH Startup Accelerator, and more. Founding Team & Board Member at Gold House Collective. Founder of 'Private! Keep Out!'. Founder of 'Stone Soup Social'. Advisory Council at Asian Pacific Fund. Investor in Modernist. Executive Producer of "The Heavenly Kings", directed by Daniel Wu (Best New Director, 2007 Hong Kong Film Awards). Attended math/science/computer science magnet programs for intermediate & high school in Maryland. Holds a BA in Cognitive Science with an emphasis on Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

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