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Jay Zhao


Mr. Jay Zhao is an Angel Investor. He served as Executive at Walden Venture Capital. As an entrepreneur-turned-VC, he brings over 8 years of startup and venture capital experience. He serves as Partner at T Fund. At Walden Venture Capital, he is particularly passionate about partnering with first-time founders in Consumer (Media, Marketplace, Commerce, Hardware) and Frontier Technology (AI, VR/AR, Robotics). Prior to joining WaldenVC, he was a Principal at Granite Ventures, where he partnered with ambitious companies such as Anaplan, Hirevue, Smule, Telltale Games, Motiv and KindlyCare. Prior to joining Granite, he was a Founding Partner at Health Nest, a seed fund accelerator that focuses on supporting consumer mobile startups, specifically mobile & digital health companies. He helped cofound the program and led the first batch of investments. He began his career as the founder & CEO of Pureland, a cross-border e-commerce startup that aimed to deliver high-quality tea through a socially-conscious model. He is an active mentor at 500 Startups and a startup judge at Plug and Play He also founded "Founders & VCs", a community of 2500+ active founders and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, to generate and promote entrepreneurship contents for the startup community. He earned his degree from Tulane University, A.B Freeman School of Business.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 750 Battery Street
  • Suite 700
  • San Francisco, CA 94111
  • United States

+1 (415) 000-0000

Jay Zhao Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
00000 30-Jun-2015 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business
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Jay Zhao Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 01-Oct-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Jay Zhao Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Jay Zhao Angel Investor San Francisco, CA