Welcome to our latest LIVE PODCAST, where you, the listeners, get to ask your questions live to our podcast guest and enjoy listening back later! As part of our series of resources to help founders on the fundraise during the Covid-19 crisis, we are delighted to have special guest, Bedy Yang, Managing Partner, Global from 500 Startups, to share her take on the impact the pandemic is having on fundraising now, and how 500 Startups is helping, for the past 10 years. Get a great list of resources at the end of these shownotes too. Listen up, and please leave a Review on Apple or Spotify, so others can learn about us!
About our Guest:
Bedy Yang is a Managing Partner at 500 Startups. She oversees 500’s ecosystem development programs including investor education courses (in partnership with top institutions such as Stanford, Berkeley and INSEAD), has helped launch strategic partnerships and accelerator programs across the globe, and leads 500’s corporate startup innovation and consultancy.
Bedy joined 500 Startups in 2011 to pilot international investments before expanding her role to Managing Partner and ecosystems development.
Previously, she founded +INNOVATORS, an organization that has become the epicenter and resource for Brazilian tech founders with a network of over 10,000 people. Prior to starting her career in tech, she worked with income generation for women in tribes in Brazil and Southwest China and consulted for global companies on go-to-market strategies for Brazil.
Bedy obtained her BA at Fundação Getúlio Vargas and holds an MLA from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of Class 17 of the Kauffman Fellowship Program and fluent in four languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese
Learn more about Bedy here and Read her Blog here