Wayee Chu

Wayee Chu

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Member since August 19, 2011
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Wayee is an angel investor with a focus on education technology startups. She is also the co-founder of the NewSchools Seed Fund; a fund focused on early stage education technology companies with potential for a big impact in K-12 education. She was also a former associate partner at NewSchools Venture, where she focused on sourcing and supporting early stage education technology entrepreneurs. During her eight-year tenure at NewSchools, she also led the NewSchools EdTech Entrepreneurship Lab, in partnership with Teach For America and the Stanford d. school as well as led NewSchools’ field-building work. Prior to joining NewSchools, Wayee worked as an equity research analyst at Merrill Lynch in New York, where she covered the financial services sector. She also served as finance director for a magazine publishing firm. Wayee started her career in 1997 as a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Wayee is a current board member at Wishbone.org and advisory board member for New Leaders -Bay Area. She also serves as Board President at Montessori Children’s House, San Francisco’s oldest and most preeminent Montessori preschool. Wayee graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science.