Founding Partner, Agile VC
Shuonan Chen, Founding Partner of CEO of Shinect (Silicon Valley-based community Agile VC, of 1,000+ engineers interested in entrepreneurship), and Board Member of North America Blockchain Association. At Agile, Shuo has invested in and helped various startups globalize and expand into new markets. She is the Advisor and Interim China GM for Rescale, a cloud simulation platform with high performance computing (backed by Peter Thiel, Paul Graham and Jeff Bezos) serving Boeing, Tesla and SpaceX, where she led negotiations in deals with Alibaba and Huawei to enter China and Germany.
Prior, Shuo worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking, where she was involved in deals including Alibaba’s $21.8 billion IPO, the
largest IPO in US history. There, she also helped run the convertibles business and represented the firm on the Board of Women in Finance. Before that, Shuo has been at PwC, where she worked on Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and LinkedIn’s $119 million acquisition of SlideShare. She also ran Cashify, a social enterprise for financial literacy.
Shuo graduated cum laude from UC Berkeley with a triple major (and 2 minors) in 3 years, where she currently teaches and has been a Board Member for the alumni organization. She also completed a JD with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where her work on financial regulation is expected to be published by Cambridge University Press.