Principles of Career Pivoting 

Chia Jeng Yang
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  1. Principles of career pivoting: fire-fighting to law to investing 
  2. Actionable advice for cracking Harvard Business School MBA admissions
  3. Art of reaching out and writing effectively 

Chia Jeng Yang

Chia Jeng Yang 谢征阳 is a Principal at Saison Capital, a Japanese-backed fintech-focused fund (early-late stage, debt, fund of funds) that invests globally and in any vertical, but especially in emerging markets: Southeast Asia, India, LATAM, etc.

Previously, he was the 5th employee (Investment Manager/Country Launcher) for Antler, an early-stage VC/pre-team accelerator, and helped built Daraz, an e-commerce company that was acquired by Alibaba, in Pakistan/Sri Lanka for Rocket Internet. He is a consumer angel investor, with portfolio companies in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Egypt, London and the US, and founded Shaper Impact Capital, a global platform for impact dealflow and startup support, currently in 20 countries.

His educational background includes a law undergraduate from Cambridge, and a deferred Harvard MBA. His previous work and writing (including topics on consumer investing) has been featured by CNBC, e27, Yahoo!, TechinAsia, etc.