Yichen Feng is Head of Asia Partnerships at Nova Credit, where she is working to build a global infrastructure of credit bureau data to serve consumers globally. Nova Credit is an award-winning company and has emerged as one of the most promising financial technology companies from Silicon Valley in the last few years. Prior to Nova Credit, Yichen was Vice President at Exceed Capital, seeking to bring equity in and access to quality education for all students by investing in education technology and human capital companies at the growth stage. She is a proud first-generation working-class immigrant from Shanghai, China and graduate of the LAUSD. Prior to Exceed, Yichen was on the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications investment banking team at Goldman Sachs, where she covered Internet and Software clients in the US and China. Moving between public and private sectors in the human capital space, she has also advised early stage entrepreneurs at Village Capital, Ashoka, the US State Department, and started her career on the Emerging Countries Council, Cisco’s in-house VC arm focused on Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Mexico. She is a resident of the 2019 House of Beautiful Business and an advisor at SXSW EDU.