Investment Advisory Professionals

Laura Yao


  • Business line
    EQT Ventures
  • Title
  • Office
    San Francisco, United States

Laura joined EQT Ventures in May 2018. 

Prior to joining EQT, Laura ran the commercial side of Kairos Aerospace, in Mountain View, California. Before then she held a role as global macro investor at Bridgewater, one of the world’s largest hedge funds and was a founding investor at Angel Island Partners, a US-focused long-short equity hedge fund.

Laura used to be a journalist for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, and served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Herald during college. After she graduated from Yale with a degree in Mathematics and Economics, though, she went to Stanford for her MBA, caught the start-up bug, and founded a recruiting platform for technology companies called The PhenomList.