Ask A VC Anything! Jeffrey Lee, NLVC
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Bio: Jeffrey Lee, Managing Director & Co-founder, NLVC
Jeffrey Lee is a Managing Director & Co-founder of Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) in Silicon Valley. NLVC recently saw two of its portfolio companies go public: Segway Ninebot, in the first depository receipts ("CDR") listed in the China stock market & iRay Technology, a leading medical imaging technology firm based in China that NLVC funded as a Series A investor.
Jeffrey Lee has been involved in technology venture capital & entrepreneurship for 20 years, primarily focused on North Asia. In 2005, he co-founded NLVC, which focuses on early stage technology investment in China. At Northern Light, Jeff chairs the investment committee & oversees strategic planning, investor relations, & value-add activities for the portfolio.
Previously Jeff worked in strategic & product marketing at Agilent Technologies Wireless Semiconductor Division, the predecessor of Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO), working on front-end RF components for high speed wireless networks. This opportunity stemmed from running business development at Wavics, a venture backed startup developing advanced GaAs wireless components that was acquired by Agilent. Earlier in his career, Jeff co-founded an early stage venture fund focused on South Korea, Newton Technology Partners. Jeff began his career in TMT corporate advisory at Salomon Smith Barney & Jardine Fleming, a Hong Kong-UK based merchant bank. Jeff received an AB in economics from Harvard & an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Bio: Rebecca A. Fannin
Rebecca is the founder of news & events group Silicon Dragon Ventures. Her journalistic career covering global innovation began in Silicon Valley during the dotcom era. Following the venture capital trail to Asia, she was one of the first American journalists to write about China's entrepreneurial boom, interviewing Jack Ma of Alibaba & Robin Li of Baidu, among others. A regular media commentator & speaker, she also has frequently contributed to CNBC & Forbes, & her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, CEO & magazine. Rebecca's three forward-looking books, Silicon Dragon, Startup Asia & her latest title, Tech Titans of China, are a go-to resource on top innovation trends & players. Rebecca has worked in the world's leading tech hotspots as a pioneering journalist & host of numerous events & forums.
About Silicon Dragon on Zoom
Silicon Dragon presents its online series, Ask A VC Anything. We kicked off the series with Bill Tai, a first investor in Zoom. Each week, we feature a VC in a Q&A session. This series helps startups & investors connect & provides valuable insights into what makes each VC tick. Whether you're raising capital, perfecting your business model, scaling during challenging times, or figuring out how to get unicorn status, an IPO or M&A deal, don't miss this series. Register & join us online.