Lia Zhang

Lia Zhang


Milestones: Milestones:

Helped start and grow NYU's only venture capital organization, Strategic Venture Society

Perfected her latte art skills by working as a barista in Tribeca during college

Specializing In: Specializing In:


Lia Zhang


Lia is responsible for sourcing, executing and supporting investments, with a focus on software and FinTech. She is actively involved with Stripes' portfolio companies Udemy, GoFundMe, and Refinery29.

Prior to joining Stripes in 2018, Lia was part of the investment team at ff Venture Capital, where she focused on early-stage companies in areas such as education, blockchain, and VR/AR. At ffVC, she also helped support portfolio companies through the ff Acceleration team.


"It’s both humbling and incredibly exciting to be part of a team that is so passionate about helping others grow."


Lia grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and frequently visits home for her two dogs. In her free time, Lia enjoys playing PC games, running races in the city, and watching movies. She is also an avid traveler and loves exploring restaurants in every city she visits.


BS in Finance and Data Science from the Stern School of Business at New York University.