Zhen Cao

Zhen Cao is the Investment Manager of Outpost Capital. She is responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence and post investment management. Prior to Outpost, Zhen was a research assistant at Media Research Lab of NYU under the supervision of Professor Ken Perlin. Before that, she was responsible for Intellectual Property acquisition from Huace Film & TV and Hengdian Group with Alpha Animation, a leading Chinese entertainment group, where she worked with brands including Alibaba and JD.com. The IP licensing project she initiated, , got $16M revenue in the first year. She worked in China Central Television, and Volkswagen China.

The portfolio companies of Outpost Capital including, The Wave VR (EDM in VR, Sony, Disney, Harmonix veterans ), Kite & Lightning (E-sports in VR, X-men, Minority Report VFX supervisors), Visby (Lightfield capturing, Harvard University, University of Cambridge, MIT PHDs ), Humense (volumentric capturing). Zhen has a Master of Arts degree from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, with an entrepreneurial minor from Stern School of Business.