Who’s Bedy Yang?
Bedy Yang is a Managing Partner at 500 Startups, where she manages strategic partnerships, investor education program, marketing and events team. She helped 500 in the early days to set up the global investment footprint and invested and worked with startups such as Viva Real, Talk Desk, Conta Azul, Descomplica, Cine Papaya. Bedy is a super-connector, knows Brazil inside & out, knows technology, supports entrepreneurs & startup events via Brazil Innovators, and speaks Mandarin, Spanish, English, & Portuguese, as well as some Taiwanese and German. She is passionate about innovation.
She founded Brazil Innovators, an organization that nurtures entrepreneurship and innovation through the connection to Silicon Valley and was also the co-organiser of Startup Weekend in Brazil and beyond. Previously she had a social business on income generation and fair trade working with Brazil and China.
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About this series
100 Days, 100 great funding tips and lots of advice from Investors, Funded Women and Funding experts - just for you!
Anne Ravanona is Founder & CEO of Global Invest Her, a recognised international Gender Diversity Advocate and Consultant, and TEDx Speaker. She’s passionate about getting 1 Million Women Entrepreneurs Funded by 2030.