Meet The Founders
Both entrepreneurs and investors, we're on the same boat as you.
Pocket Sun (@pocketysun)
Pocket Sun founded SoGal, one of world's largest communities of diverse entrepreneurs and investors with 10 chapters worldwide. She has extensive experience working with startups across the US, China, and Southeast Asia. She was on the cover of Forbes Asia as a 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital, a LinkedIn Top Voices in VC & Entrepreneurship, and was featured on BBC World News, CCTV, Inc., Harper's BAZAAR, etc.
Pocket is bicultural and bilingual, and frequently gives speeches at top conferences around the world. She holds a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from College of William & Mary.
Elizabeth Galbut (@design4innov8)
Elizabeth Galbut is a venture capitalist and business designer. Prior to finishing business school, she founded A-Level Capital, the first student-led venture capital firm powered by Johns Hopkins students. Prior to graduate school, Elizabeth was a strategy & operations consultant at Deloitte Consulting focusing on large healthcare clients. Outside of her client-facing work, she contributed to business development efforts that led to over $200M of new work.
Elizabeth holds a MBA/MA Design Leadership Dual degree from Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute college of Art. She is also a proud alumnus of Georgetown University and London School of Economics.
We've bet on the rockstar founders of these startups in the US and Asia,
and supported their rocket ship growth.
We're on a mission to invest in the best and brightest diverse founders in the U.S. & Asia,
and the world is taking notice.
Meet us at prestigious technology and business conferences around the world!
Global Venture Summit
Bali, April 19, 2017
We Stand Summit
Suzhou, March 3-4, 2017
Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit
Hong Kong, Feb 28, 2017
BoAML Asia Corporate Governance
Singapore, April 20, 2017
Singapore, September 19, 2017
Microsoft CEO Summit |
Seattle, May 16-18 2017
Shanghai, Oct 28, 2016
New York, 2016
Women in Innovation Forum
New York, April 2016
China Business Forum
London, April 2016
Latitude 59 |
Tallinn, May 2016
Moscow, June 2016
Echelon Asia Summit
Singapore, June 2016
Our "Ask A VC" interview series have featured Dave McClure (500 Startups), Lisa Lambert (Intel Capital), Joanne Wilson (The Gotham Gal), Rick Smith (Crosscut Ventures), Kathleen Utecht (Core Innovation Capital), Sarah Kunst (Entrepreneur & Venture Partner), Erza Galston (Chicago Ventures), and more!