Sydney Wong

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Sydney Wong is an accomplished professional with a diverse background spanning venture capital, entrepreneurship, and fintech. As a successful fintech founder with an exit, Sydney brings invaluable firsthand experience to her role as Investor at Pre-Seed / Seed Fund – VenturX Capital. 

There, she does direct investments in startups, has managed co-investment relationships globally and built strategic partnerships. With experience as an Entrepreneur in Residence and Sprint Activator, Sydney delivers entrepreneurial guidance to seed-stage founders and works on scalability, business modeling, pitching, and investability. 

Her expertise in venture capital and entrepreneurship drives her commitment to fostering innovation and supporting high-potential startups.

About Sydney Wong

Sydney’s journey has been one of dynamic evolution and continuous learning. It began during her education, where she honed her skills in business and technology. As an award-winning tech founder, Sydney embarked on a path of entrepreneurship, navigating the intricate landscape of startups and innovation.

Transitioning into the world of venture capital, Sydney co-founded a family office fund, becoming the youngest female to spearhead a seed fund. Her investment expertise spans from PreSeed to Series A, where she has cultivated a keen eye for promising ventures and facilitated their growth.

Sydney Wong InvestorThroughout her career, Sydney Wong has donned various hats – from CMO to COO, from CIO to Entrepreneur in Residence – each role shaping her multifaceted approach to investing. As a full-stack investor, she has mastered deal sourcing, conducted meticulous due diligence, and provided unwavering support to founders, fostering a vibrant VC community along the way.

Sydney’s tenure at BX Ventures Studio marked a pivotal chapter, where she delved into hardware and ClimateTech, spearheading initiatives to fortify portfolio companies’ foundations, from structuring workplaces to crafting compelling branding strategies. Guiding teams through fundraising endeavors and navigating the path to product-market fit, she has solidified her reputation as a seasoned operator and investor.

Today, Sydney stands at the intersection of innovation and opportunity, leveraging her extensive experience in venture capital, management consulting, and entrepreneurship to drive meaningful impact in the startup ecosystem. With each endeavor, she continues to evolve, driven by a relentless passion for fostering growth and realizing the full potential of visionary ventures.

Location

Sydney Wong is based in New York City, USA

Remarkable Investments

Sydney’s first investment, Brewninja, began in a niche market but with her help expanded to additional markets using innovative technology, leading to the company’s success. Since this first portfolio company, she has driven startups like BugMars, Imaginable Solutions, Tenomix, and Upcycle Foods from pre-seed stages to negotiating with manufacturers, creating investment strategies and connecting new hires.

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Beyond funding, she offers strategic guidance and networks to foster growth. Her investment agenda prioritizes disruptive technologies and passionate, adaptable entrepreneurs. She seeks ventures with potential for market expansion and societal impact. Through active involvement, she aims to catalyze innovation and drive sustainable growth in diverse industries.

Latest news

Canadian Women in VC LogoCurrently, Sydney Wong is serving as the Chapter Lead for Women in VC and Canadian Women in VC, where she organizes events and career advancement programs for women in venture capital. She takes pride in being part of a 6000-strong VC organization and welcomes VCs who wish to collaborate as guests.

Sydney also hosts the VC Podcast titled “Unlocking Venture Capital,” featuring top venture capitalists sharing insights every Monday. She is an exited founder and investor in the Seed Family Office Fund, VenturX Capital, and is a graduate of the Women Venture Forward program at Ivy League.

Her achievements include winning the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year award for her role as the founder of VenturX. Currently, Sydney’s focus is on expanding her venture capital network in New York City. She invites professionals in the VC industry in NYC to reach out and connect over coffee.

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