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Victoria Cheng

Partner

Victoria is a Partner at PruVen Capital.  She specializes in FinTech, InsureTech, HealthTech, and Enterprise SaaS.  Previously, she served as Director of Venture Investing at Citi Ventures, where she was an investor in companies such as Plaid, DataRobot, Immuta, Bluevine, Braze, Hopper, Tealium, and TMP.  There, she also launched and led the Citi Impact Fund for Citi Ventures, a $200MM program created in joint partnership with Citi SPRINT and GPA, to invest into areas of social impact including sustainability, infrastructure (housing, transportation, healthcare), workforce development, and financial capability.  This team also drove the development of a Seed Program to invest in very early stage companies founded by women and minorities to increase the pipeline of diverse founders.  Previously, Victoria was a Senior Associate at Core Innovation Capital, a FinTech venture capital firm investing in the democratization of financial services, where she was involved with investments in TIO Networks, Ripple, and Oportun.  Prior to Core, she consulted for Foundation Capital, and worked with NYC Seed to build its Seed Start Media Accelerator.  Her experience before venture investing, includes working with startup, NimbleTV, private equity investing with HIG Capital, and investment banking at Citi focused on power & utilities. 

 

Victoria graduated with honors from Columbia Business School, and received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, where she graduated magna cum laude.  She is a Kauffman Fellow and an InSITE Fellow.  Victoria is passionate about diversity and inclusion. She was a founding member of Women in Venture and serves on the advisory board of Money2020's Rise Up program.  In her spare time, Victoria can usually be found rockclimbing in the Bay Area.

PruVen Investments

Cleo DataRobot

Prior and Angel Investments

BlueVine  Braze Hopper  Immuta  Moov  Plaid  Ripple  Tealium  TIO Networks (Acq. Paypal)

Prior Experience

Education

Citi Ventures

Director

Columbia Business School

MBA

Core Innovation Capital

Senior Associate

Georgetown University

BS

Foundation Capital

Consultant

HIG Capital

Private Equity Analyst

Citigroup

Investment Banking Analyst

Victoria in 3

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Hometown

Maryland to Taiwan to Washington D.C. to New York to Florida back to NY to Los Angeles to the Bay Area

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Interests

Tech applied to finance and healthcare, Rockclimbing

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Travel

Will travel for food - I love experiencing the environment and culture of other countries