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ABOUT

 

Sophia Lin has a combined background in finance and entrepreneurship with eight years in finance/strategy and three years in tech startups. She currently leads startups in both fintech and consumer sectors. She also serves as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at University of Massachusetts Boston.  

 

Before stepping on the entrepreneurial path, Sophia was the Chief Investment Officer at Steinbock Financial Group, where she led the investment activities in agriculture and beverage sectors. In her early career, she worked as an institutional sales for structured investment products, advising conglomerates on investing and hedging strategies. She achieved a sales growth of 100% despite the market turmoil in 2009.

 

Sophia Lin receives an MBA from MIT and a BA from National Taiwan University. She has lived and worked across North America, Asia, Europe and Australia. A tech enthusiast and an entrepreneur at heart, Sophia is passionate about bringing technology that drives innovation in the traditionally-underserved segments.

EDUCATION

2010 - 2012                    

Cambridge, MA

2000 - 2004

Taipei, Taiwan

2004 -2005

St. Gallen, Switzerland

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

MBA

NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY

BA

UNIVERSITY OF ST. GALLEN

International Exchange Program

JUDGES & MENTORS

2018. 8

STARTUP WEEKEND
Mentor

2018. 7-8

BOSTON UNIVERSITY ACCELERATOR

Mentor

2018. 5                    

MIT 100K STARTUP COMPETITION

Judge

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

HOW TO START A FINTECH VENTURE?

IAP Class, MIT
Lecturer

FUTURE OF FINTECH

Harvard Business School Finance Conference
Panel Speaker

FINANCIAL INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MBA course, Northeastern University

Guest Speaker

“ARE ROBO-ADVISORS DISRUPTING WALL STREET? THE DATA, THE FACTS, AND THE FUTURE”
Fintech Connect
Guest Speaker