Edith Yeung

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.


  • Technology Trends
  • China Technology and Start-up Scene
  • AI
  • Blockchain
  • Autonomous vehicles


Edith is a smart investor and excellent investor. Her passion in innovation always encourages people around her. She successfully extended 500 startups to China and helped Chinese local governments to promote innovation industry.
~ Ying He, Former Commercial Consul, Division Director of MOFCOM

It has been a pleasure to work with Edith since 2010. She is an awesome speaker and highly connected and always anxious to help others make key connections. As an investor, she brings great value to her portfolio startups, especially in the areas of growth & international expansion.
~ Barrett Parkman – Co-founder at Global Mobile Internet Conference

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