Pocket Sun has received numerous awards for her entrepreneurial achievements including a place in Forbes 30 Under 30. You will learn why investing in diversity helps to boost returns.
Pocket Sun is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and global keynote speaker. She is Founder of SoGal, one of the largest global entrepreneurship and venture capital networks for women, with 10 chapters worldwide. Together with her business partner Elizabeth Galbut, she founded SoGal Ventures, the world’s first millennial venture capital firm to invest in early stage companies in the US and Asia. The duo has invested in 27 startups in consumer technology, digital healthcare, and enterprise software.
Pocket received her Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and shortly after became one of the youngest people to ever be on the cover of Forbes Magazine at the age of 24. She has been recognized with numerous awards and features for her entrepreneurial achievements, including Forbes 30 Under 30, BBC World News, LinkedIn Top Voices, Prestige 40 Under 40, Harper’s BAZAAR, CCTV, The Straits Times, Business Times, Channel News Asia, DBS “Asian Unstoppables”, etc.
Pocket Sun speaks routinely to organizations and institutions such as National University of Singapore and London Business School, and has delivered keynotes around the world at TEDxShanghaiWomen, IEBE, SLUSH, Startup Village, She Power Summit, KOTRA, Latitude 59, and more. As an opinion leader, she writes at The Huffington Post, LinkedIn, Medium and WeChat.