Bedy Yang

Managing Partner
500 Global

Bedy Yang is a managing partner at 500 Global, one of the most active global venture capital firms in the world. Yang has an extensive track record as an investor at 500 Global, joining the Silicon Valley-based firm in 2011 and becoming Managing Member of its Global Flagship Funds I, II, III, and IV. During her tenure, she’s supported notable companies within the portfolio including Talkdesk, OList, and Mural. In addition to her global role, she has specialized in investing in Latin America and in the Middle East, with over 150 investments in her portfolio.

Yang is deeply passionate about ecosystem development and she believes that uplifting founders’ and investors’ education and networks are key components to advancing innovation. She has overseen over 115 programs in 26 countries for founders and has trained over 1000 investors to hone their investment skills at a global scale through various VCUnlocked pPrograms.

Yang is a member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows, Class ‘17, a Guest Lecturer at Stanford Center for Professional Development, INSEAD and Berkeley, and a Forbes Contributor. She holds a BA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and an MLA from the University of Pennsylvania.


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