Ms Carman Chan

Founder and Managing Partner, Click Ventures

Ms Carman Chan

Founder and Managing Partner, Click Ventures

As one of the top 5 Women to watch in Asia a T Tech (Nikkei Asian Review), Carman Chan is a veteran in the technology industry with decades of experienence as an entrepreneur with multiple exits, a tech columnist and a globally recognized venture capitalist. Carman began her entrepreneurship journey when she was in university. In order to pursue her passion for the newly emerging Internet, she passed up a fully sponsored PhD from Imperial College to become a serial internet entrepreneur. Carman’s first company, English Street was acquired by HKET(0423.HK), a Hong Kong listed newspaper group. Her second company was merged with Hiiir in Taiwan and later acquired by FarEasTone (4904.TW). Carman is also a best-selling book author for several accelerated learning books. Spending eight years as a tech columnist for IT magazines, she wrote about internet business models and internet marketing. After several successful exits Carman started Click Ventures, her angel fund. With a focus on providing seed to series A financing to technology startups, Click Ventures is differentiated by offering mentorship from entrepreneurs with over twenty years of first-hand experience. Click Ventures has grown into a leading investment manager, and two of its funds are featured as Top 5 Seed Fund (Vintage 2003-2015) in the world and Top 4 Funds to Watch by Preqin respectively. Click’s current portfolio includes 40+ investments including Spotify.com, Docusign, Palantir.com, Memebox.com, Youappi.com…etc. Due to her deep experience, Carman is frequently invited to speak or serve as a panel member for prestigious events around the world. She has appeared in 10+ countries at high profile events including the Web Summit, Slush, AVCJ Private Equity and Venture Forum, and Silicon Dragon.

Session by Ms Carman Chan

Panel Discussion 5: From Start-up to Scale-up in Fintech (14:15-14:45)

14:15 – 15:15
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