Stopped for a minute to add this location to the Swarm/Foursquare catalog.
Yipeng Zhao, a Managing Partner at Embark Ventures, a Los-Angeles based venture capital firm focused on early-stage companies, gives a talk entitled “Embark Ventures: Raising Seed Capital and Building MVP for Scientific Founders” at the Innovate Pasadena Friday Morning Coffee Meetup.
A VC talk focused on the science space. I wish there was more detail specific to the company’s particular niche, but it’s a nice overview to the space in general.
Don't quit your day job
Most of the others I’ve heard as well, though many are rarer. Throttlebottom is a solid one that I wasn’t aware of before, but seems very fitting. I’m half-tempted to change the tagline of my website to Philologaster now.
85 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA
January 31, 2020 at 08:15AM- January 31, 2020 at 09:30AM
Biography: Yipeng Zhao is a Managing Partner at Embark Ventures, a Los-Angeles based venture capital firm focused on early-stage companies. Embark Ventures particularly interested in Frontier/Deep Tech companies such as cyber-security, AI/ML, Robotics and Data Analytics. Yipeng co-founded Embark Ventures in 2017 where he manages Embark Ventures’ new investments and portfolio companies. Since founded Embark Ventures, Yipeng lead 8 investments and is on the board of directors of multiple venture-backed companies. Prior joining Embark Ventures, Yipeng serviced as Executive Vice President of ZMXY Global Investment, Inc., a China-based private equity investor where he has been actively involved in equity investment in both China and US. Some cases including the equity investment of YangQuan City Commercial Bank and a mixed-use REITs portfolio in Taiyuan, China. Yipeng also helped ZMXY Global Investment set up their venture investment arm (ArcheMatrix Investment Group, LLC) in Los Angeles as a part of the global strategy. Yipeng also worked at UCSD as research statistician focused on Nonparametric and Semiparametric estimation and inference problem in Econometrics. While at UCSD he spent time on the application of big data in customer behavior research and game-theoretical econometrics approach to customer behavior research. Yipeng also has extensive research experience in financial risk management and time series data Analysis.
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