Shuo Chen

SingularityU Faculty - Entrepreneurship & Blockchain

Shuo Chen is a General Partner at IOVC, where she focuses on early-stage venture investments in Silicon Valley with a focus on future of work and enterprise/SaaS. She is also a Faculty member at UC Berkeley and Singularity University.

In her venture role, Chen has invested in companies now acquired by Goldman Sachs, Ford, Caterpillar, Binance and Dialpad, as well as unicorns including Boom, Checkr, Grubmarket, Instacart and Rescale. She has helped portfolio companies close deals with Amazon, Apple, Google, Mercedes-Benz and NASA among others, as well as scaled portfolio companies into Europe and Asia.

Prior to this, Chen worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs with clients including Alibaba and Tencent, as well as represented the firm on the Board of Women in Finance. Before that, Chen was at PwC, where she worked on Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and LinkedIn’s $119 million acquisition of SlideShare.

Furthermore, Chen has been appointed by California Governor Gavin Newson to serve as 1 of 13 voting members on California’s Mental Health Commission as well, which includes overseeing approximately $2.6 billion annually in state budget and advising the Governor or the Legislature on mental health policy.

Chen has also co-authored one of the leading books on financial regulations published by Cambridge University Press in 2019, and sits on the Advisory Board of Forbes China, where she advises on content and awards for Asian Americans in North America.

Prior, Shuo worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking, where she worked with clients including Alibaba and Tencent, as well as represented the firm on the Board of Women in Finance. Before that, Shuo was at PwC, where she worked on Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and LinkedIn’s $119 million acquisition of SlideShare. Shuo has also co-authored one of the leading books on financial regulations published by Cambridge University Press in 2019, and sits on the Advisory Board of Forbes China, where she advises on content and awards for Asian Americans in North America.