Fellows Directory

Amy Chen

Alpha Square Group

As a Managing Director of Alpha Square Group, Amy leads the firm’s investment development department, sourcing opportunities in all asset classes with a strong focus on venture and forming long-term strategic partnerships globally for the firm. She also assembles and manages the firm's venture partners, outside experts, and advisor network.

Amy has backed companies in retail-tech, Internet services, and FinTech. These investments include Boxed, a fast-growing online wholesale retailer that offers direct delivery of bulk-sized packages; and Figure, a FinTech company with the mission of leveraging blockchain AI to unlock new access points for consumer credit products.

A media professional by training, Amy spent six years working at international TV stations as an on-air personality, covering business and political news. Before her TV career, she worked for the United Nations in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Support Unit (formerly known as the Millennium Development Goals Support Unit).

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts in investigative journalism from Nanjing University and an MA in media, culture, and communication (MCC) from New York University. She’s a Milken Young Leader.

As a member of Class 24, Amy is serving her fellowship at Alpha Square Group under the mentorship of Robert Chiu, President of Shanda Group, and Alex Crisses, Managing Director of General Atlantic.