Edith Yeung, Venture Capitalist, discussed the venture capital industry’s reaction to Covid-19, and how are the start-ups are doing, in her recent interview.
She observed that there were still investment money around, while layoff and downsizing at many technology companies and startups were unavoidable.
Edith Yeung is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and a China Internet expert. She is also the author and creator of the China Internet Report, an annual report on China technology trends widely popular among investors and corporate executives.
Selected by Inc’s Magazine as one of the Silicon Valley investors you must know, Edith Yeung is a partner at 500 Startups – the world’s most active early seed investor. She has invested in over 40 mobile, AI and blockchain startups including Silk Labs (acquired by Apple), Fleksy (acquired by Pinterest), Human (acquired by Mapbox), AISense, DayDayCook, AppOnBoard, Hooked, Oasis Labs, Stellar, Solana, CoCos-BCX, Palantir and many more.
Before 500, Edith was previously a GM at Dolphin Browser, a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide. Edith also worked with many Fortune 500 companies such as Siebel, AMS, AT&T Wireless and Autodesk.
She has been featured on CNBC, Wall Street Journal, SCMP, BBC, Bloomberg, CBS, NPR, TechCrunch, Asia Society, The Economist and many more.
Edith’s speaking topics are:
- Technology Trends
- China Technology and Start-up Scene
- Autonomous vehicles