- 2018 Speakers
Arbor Ventures , Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Melissa Guzy is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures, Asia's largest FinTech focused venture fund. Melissa has over 25 years experience as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and as a venture investor in Asia and Silicon Valley.
Prior to Arbor Ventures, Melissa was Managing Director and head of VantagePoint Asia, establishing VantagePoint's investment practice in the region. Melissa brings with her a unique set of experience and perspective, with deep technological and business know how, anchored in an extensive global network, bridging Asian opportunity with a Western approach.
She currently sits on several boards, including DemystData, Paidy, Evercompliant and 2c2p.
Melissa attended Wellesley College and received a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Florida. She has been a guest lecturer on the Venture Capital Industry at universities both in Asia and US.
Melissa is a member of the Venture Operating Committee for HKVCA, a Hopkins Fellow and participated in the Women’s Leadership Program at Harvard University