Keep an open mind, your assumptions will be challenged: Vertex partner Leung advises aspiring VCs

Keep an open mind, your assumptions will be challenged: Vertex partner Leung advises aspiring VCs

Pui Yan Leung

The great thing about venture capital is that one does not need to have a financial services background to excel in the field, says Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia & India partner Pui Yan Leung.

Leung, who was promoted to partner by the VC in June, should know. Prior to assuming investment roles—she was an investment director at Singtel Innov8 before joining Vertex Ventures two years ago—she held a range of operating roles, including business development, product marketing and strategy, at Singtel.

Bring stories like this into your inbox every day.

Sign up for our newsletter - The Daily Brief
Subscribe to Newsletter