Lu Zhang is the Founding and Managing Partner of NewGen Capital. Prior to starting NewGen, she was a Venture Partner at Fenox Venture Capital. She participated in over 20 investments and assist M&A of the portfolios. Lu was also the Founder and CEO of Acetone Inc. (acquired 2012), a start-up focused on non-invasive technology for the early diagnosis of Type II diabetes. She has also worked as a consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Agency. Lu received her M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University and holds several patents. She is an advisor and mentor to several innovation programs and incubators in Silicon Valley. Lu has won numerous awards and is frequently invited to speak at events, and recently got selected as Forbes 30 under 30 & Featured Honoree of VC category.
Investment Focus: US Based Companies at Seed/Pre-A and Series A. We invest broadly but like companies with innovative technology. We have invested in IIOT, Network technology, cyber security, AI and healthcare.
Notable Investment: TVision, GrubMarket, Bluefox, Fido.Ai and Paradromics