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Joan Yao

Vice President of Investments at Kickstart Ventures Inc.

Joan Yao is the Vice President of Investments at Kickstart Ventures Inc., the corporate venture capital arm of Globe Telecom. Prior to Kickstart, she was Investment Manager for Southeast Asia at LGT Venture Philanthropy, a global impact investing firm headquartered in Europe. For six years, Joan was primarily responsible for the sourcing, screening, execution, and management of LGT VP’s deals in the region. In 2015, she served as a consultant to the Secretary of Trade and Industry of the Republic of the Philippines, advising on policies and programs related to MSME development, tech startups, inclusive business, and social enterprise.

June 26, 2022

UVC: Joan Yao from Kickstart Ventures on venture philanthropy & how i…

Understanding VC is a deep dive on how venture capitalists work. In this episode, I speak with Joan Yao who is the Vice President…

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