Managing Partner of Hive Venture
Yan is an entrepreneur turned Venture Builder, early stage investor and veteran in Data & AI, and extremely passionate in working with top Taiwanese talent to foster the next wave of Unicorn technopreneurs of Taiwan.
Prior to starting Hive Ventures, Yan was Chief Product Officer and Head of International business of iClick Interactive (NASDAQ: ICLK), and was also the Founder and CEO of Buzzinate, China’s leading Data platform and service provider that merged with iClick in 2014.
The success of Buzzinate also led Yan to be honored as “Forbes’ 30 under 30 Entrepreneurs of China” in 2012 as well as Campaign Asia’s 40 under 40 in 2018. Yan holds an MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), and is an alumnus of London Business School (LBS) and National Cheng Chi University (NCCU)
Hive Ventures is a global venture capital firm committed to accelerating technological advancements from Taiwan to build a smarter, hyperconnected world. Led by a team of entrepreneurs with deep expertise in AI and big data, the firm invests in early-stage companies developing the building blocks of AI, SaaS, Software and other future technologies. It is Taiwan’s leading fund focused on startups in these industries in Taiwan.