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Anthony Chang

TL Ventures

Anthony is a Managing Director at TL Ventures, and is also CEO of Global Education Learning, a startup focused education business for young kids in China. His venture investment focus includes consumer-focused opportunities as well as wireless and semiconductor-related companies.

Anthony joined TL in 2002 as the firm's first Kauffman Fellow. His venture experience began in 1998, when he co-founded and built Magictel.com, Inc., one of the first voice-over-IP service providers in Greater China and Southeast Asia. Anthony subsequently joined GE Equity in Hong Kong where he focused on early-stage venture opportunities in Asia. He was also part of the private equity team at Peregrine Investment Holdings (one of Asia's largest investment banks during the 1990s) where he handled technology and communications-related investments.

Since joining TL, Anthony has developed the firm's capabilities in Asia to support the firm's portfolio companies with supplier, distributor, and customer relationships. He leverages his strong ties in both Silicon Valley and Asia in sourcing and evaluating new opportunities, as well as assisting various TL portfolio companies in garnering Asian customers.

Anthony began his career at the San Francisco Consulting Group, a strategic consulting firm focused on the communications industry. He also worked briefly in Lucent's Mobility Solutions Group.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Anthony holds a BA, with Honors, from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and proficient in Shanghainese.

Anthony served his fellowship as a member of Class 7 at TL Ventures under mentor Mark DeNino.