Sidney WenPrincipal ,Steamboat Ventures

Sidney Wen is Executive Vice President at Keytone Ventures with over ten years of experience in VC investments, covering early stage to growth stage businesses in broad TMT, consumer and education sectors. With a strong interest in entrepreneurship and the passion to assist entrepreneurs in both US and Asia, he is also a Program Leader of Startup Leadership Program (SLP), which runs in 21+ cities in the US, UK, China & India. He is in charge of program management and expansions in East Asia countries. Prior to this, he was Founder and CEO of Yeekka Inc., an online crowd-sourcing platform for graphic designers. He was also CEO Advisor to Anyway Farm, one of the leading organic food companies and Strategy Advisor to 1haodian.com (acquired by Walmart), one of the leading online e-commerce platforms in China.

Favorite quote: “It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt