Fellows Directory

Victoria Cheng

Citi Ventures

Victoria specializes in investing in fintech companies that serve America’s emerging middle class (unbanked and underbanked). She holds the belief that companies with scalable businesses – building products with the interests of the end consumer in mind – will succeed both from a financial and social impact perspective. Her areas of interest include: credit, payments, mobile, banking, big data, risk management, investment management, and tools for financial capability.

Victoria is a Vice President on the Venture Investing Team at Citi Ventures, the Palo Alto, CA-based corporate venture capital arm of Citi. The firm focuses on startups looking to change the future of financial technology and support a better ecosystem for financial services.

Previously, Victoria was a Senior Associate at Core Innovation Capital, a financial technology and services-focused venture capital firm based in Los Angeles. She was involved in all aspects of the investment process, from sourcing to investing to portfolio management, and was responsible for tracking the fund’s deal flow, performing industry and business due diligence, and aiding portfolio companies with corporate strategy, product development, and business development.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Victoria graduated with honors from Columbia Business School, where she was an InSITE Fellow, Vice President of the Private Equity & Venture Capital organization, and a member of the Foundation Capital Young Entrepreneurs Program. She holds a BS from Georgetown University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Victoria serves as an advisor for the InSITE Fellowship Program, a program that brings together graduate students across universities and disciplines to support the startup community and aid students in the pursuit of their entrepreneurial interests.

As a member of Class 19, Victoria served her fellowship at Core Innovation Capital under the mentorship of Arjan Schütte, Managing Parter and Founder of Core Innovation Capital.