team

Leaders in Investing and Building Global Ecosystems

We speak multiple languages, come from all over the world, and have the expertise to help you build a great company. Check out the senior leadership on the 500 Startups team below.

Executive Team

Managing Partner

Bedy Yang

USA

CEO

Christine Tsai

USA

COO

Courtney Powell

USA

Managing Partner

Khailee Ng

Malaysia

CFO

Paul Yoo

USA

Managing Partner

Tim Chae

USA

Managing Partner

Tony Wang

USA





Investment and Ecosystems

Director of Global Accelerator Programs

Aaron Blumenthal

USA

Principal

Amit Bhatti

USA

Head Ecosystem Development Programs

Ana Paula González

USA

Venture Partner

Binh Tran

Vietnam

Venture Partner

Clayton Bryan

USA

Venture Partner

Didier Quiroz

Mexico

Venture Partner

Eddie Thai

Vietnam

Venture Partner

Enis Hulli

Turkey

Partner

Hasan Haider

Bahrain

Venture Partner

Jackey Wang

Taiwan

Venture Partner

Krating Poonpol

Thailand

Principal, 500 Falcons

Laila Hassan

United Arab Emirates

Venture Partner

Natavudh P. (Moo)

Thailand

Partner

Neha Khera

Canada

Director, 500 Thailand

Pahrada (Mameaw) Sapprasert

Thailand

Head of Education Programs

Paulina Szyrmer

Mexico

Venture Partner, 500 LatAm

René Lomelí Ojeda

Mexico

Venture Partner

Rina Onur

Turkey

Head of North America, Innovation and Partnerships

Rodrigo Mahs

USA

Venture Partner

Santiago Zavala

Mexico

Venture Partner

Sharif El-Badawi

United Arab Emirates

Head of APAC, Innovation and Partnerships

Thomas Jeng

USA

Partner

Vishal Harnal

Singapore

Head of Corporate Innovation

Vijay Rajendran

USA

Note that this is not a complete list of staff. The title “Partner” is used in accordance with customary business practice in the venture capital industry and does not indicate a legal status as a “partner” in a partnership.