Angel investing where we can add lots of value and have an unfair advantage over other investors
"Terrence's honest, hard-headed advice and generous amounts of help have been invaluable"
-- Larry Sanger, Founder CEO, Infobitt and Co-founder, Wikipedia
"Terrence is an excellent advisor and investor"
-- Andrew Lee, Co-founder and CEO of VC-backed Purse.io
** Denotes funded by Eric Yuan. *** Denotes indirect investment. Help facilitate each startup to raise over $300,000.
We have an outstanding volunteer part-time team. Each of them is a good person and knowledgable in certain substantive areas.
Alexander Lordan Kamgar
San Francisco/Los Angeles
ICO Lead, Fintech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency
Source, analyze, discuss fintech and other startups.
Data Analyst - Hadoop, R, and SQL
Financial Regulatory Analytics
Ex-Hedge fund manager and Equity Prop Trader
FX and Crytpocurrency Trader
VP, Business Development and General Counsel, GoodRx
Works with YC startup on business strategy and marketing projects
Harvard College, Harvard Law School
Real Estate, Social Investment
Value investor, with a focus on the real estate and social investment sector;
Queen’s Commerce graduate;
Co-founder of 1 failed tech start-up, and a currently running not-for-profit start-up;
Interested in the Social Investment area and would like to explore how finance can be used for positive impacts and social enterprises;
International work experience in Toronto, Vancouver, Suzhou and Hong Kong
Undergraduate, USC – Applied Mathematics, Economics, Physics
Machine Learning Enthusiast
2016 M3 Challenge Runner Up
Quora Top Writer 2016-2017
Food & Beverage, Fitness
Automotive, Blockchain and Real Estate
ICOs, Smart Contracts, Fintech, Lawtech
x-MD at $1B+ AUM value investing asset manager
Ex-Wall Street officer who helped structure, build and launch several new, highly profitable financial products used today
USC Bachelor of Science, Harvard Law J.D.
x-COO at Infobitt, founded by Wikipedia cofounder Larry Sanger
Founder of failed startups
Quora Top Writer 2017
Published in Forbes, Business Insider, Apple News, Newsweek, Inc., Women 2.0
Advisor to cryptocurrency fund
Dr. Vivy Chao
Edtech, Non-Traditional Founders
Founder, Yang Camp
Teaches entrepreneurship program @ Silicon Valley charter schools
Community Manager, YC startup & startup founded by creator of top 40 website
Education Pioneers Fellow @ LAUSD Common Core Technology Project
CEO of funded edtech startup
Assistant principal, STEM private school
Adjunct professor, Long Beach State
B.A., UCLA, M.Ed., USC, Ed.D., Argosy University
Analyze and recommend investments for Yang Ventures
We focus on our circle of competence (which is very narrow).
Unlike VCs that are under pressure from LPs to deploy capital now, we are particularly picky during the continued startup froth.
We focus on investment opportunities where we have a big unfair advantage and are a major value-add to the startup.
What do we know that virtually every other investor else disagrees with?
Why are we right and why is almost everyone else wrong?
AngelList Syndicate or ICO presale/core team allocation, in each case of $250,000 or more.
We are seeking to invest $50,000 and syndicate the remainder.