Elisa Chiu operates at the intersection of tech innovation, investment and cross-border collaboration. She sailed from Wall Street as a hedge fund trader overseeing US$1 billion+ assets. In 2017, Elisa founded Anchor Taiwan to “bring the world to Taiwan through entrepreneurship,” working with world-class founders and executives from Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Uber, Intel, Microsoft and many more for their Asia softlanding through Anchor’s Entrepreneurial Residency and Innovation Sprints. As a part of Anchor Taiwan’s expansion, Elisa set up Anchor Venture Partners, an early stage investment platform to combine her passion for startups and her expertise in capital markets. She was awarded 40 Under 40 by Girls in Tech in 2018.