Minder Cheng Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 3


Minder Cheng General Information


Dr. Minder Cheng is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Member at ThirdStream Partners. He was a Board Member and Advisor at Armanta. He serves as Chairman at MediaCrossing. He is an active investor and has served on the MediaCrossing Board of Directors since its founding. He also serves as a Board member of NYSE-listed ITG (Investment Technology Group) and on the Advisory Board of Big Data innovator ParAccel. He also serves as General Partner and Member of The Board of Advisors at True Arrow Capital Management. Until July 2010, he was Chief Investment Officer for Index Equity and Capital Markets globally at BlackRock, based in San Francisco and was also a member of the firm's Operating Committee. Dr. Cheng joined BlackRock at the time of its 2009 acquisition of Barclays Global Investors ("BGI"), where he was a member of the firm's Executive Committee and worked in a variety of capacities for the prior 10 years. Prior to BGI, Dr. Cheng held research, strategy and proprietary trading roles at Convergence Asset Management in Connecticut, Sumitomo Finance International in London, Salomon Brothers in Tokyo, and the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Mr. Cheng holds a PhD, a MS and a MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA from National Taiwan University.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 3 East 3rd Avenue
  • Suite 200
  • San Mateo, CA 94401
  • United States

Minder Cheng Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Loop Commerce 06-Nov-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000 00.0
MediaCrossing 23-Oct-2013 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000 00.0
Essess 16-Apr-2012 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000000 00000 00.0

Minder Cheng Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
MediaCrossing 30-Nov-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00.000
Loop Commerce 08-Jun-2018 000000000000000000
Essess 19-Dec-2017 000 00 00000000

Minder Cheng Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Minder Cheng Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Minder Cheng Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 San Mateo, CA