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Sarah is Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Beyond The Billion (BTB), launched as The Billion Dollar Fund for Women, the world's first and largest global consortium of 100+ venture capital funds and limited partner investors that have now pledged to and are actively deploying beyond US$1Bn to be invested into women-founded companies. Today, she works with both general partners and limited partner investors to diversify their portfolio through venture as a returns strategy—via systems change work, special initiatives/vehicles. In under two years, over $638 million has been deployed into close to 800 female-founded companies across the globe, with 14 recognized as unicorns. Notable unicorns invested by our partner funds: Canva, Airwallex, WeLab, ClassPass, EverlyHealth, Maven Clinic, FIGS, Spring Health, Guild Education, Insider, The RealReal, Front, Spire Global, High Street Market.

Previously, she pioneered a corporate venture capital spin-out within $13Bn Asian conglomerate, investing into later-stage biotechnology companies.



Sarah sits on multiple boards including 131 & counting, a bipartisan effort to fete the unprecedented number of women serving in the House and Senate, to encourage more women to run for office in the United States; and Lean In Malaysia, which she co-founded, recognized as the voice of credibility for professional women issues in Malaysia, boasting beyond 7,000 women within the network, bringing more women back into the workforce, accelerating women in leadership.



Based in Washington DC, Sarah Chen is a seasoned and compelling media personality with hundreds of global engagements under her belt. From delivering inspiring keynotes to moderating high-profile C-level executives - Sarah brings energy, depth, charisma and class to any room she enters. From Vienna to the United Nations, Sarah is relied upon to provide perspective on investing in women, venture capital, scaling startups and executive leadership. She is also an active media commentator, having been featured on Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg, Der Spiegel et al.

Recently, Sarah launched #BillionDollarMoves - a show & podcast that is celebrated for bringing the best of US-Asia: featuring the top founders, funders and execs to empower & equip next generation leaders to rise to their full potential.