Tyche Partners is a venture capital firm that focuses on investments in early and early growth stage companies with disruptive technologies. We thrive to invest and work with entrepreneurs with big dreams and driven to change the world. We look for company products that can achieve 10X performance improvement and have the potential of redefine the industry landscape. We invest primarily in the hardware related sectors, such as:
We invest and collaborate with tier-one VCs in Silicon Valley and China. Our team work closely with entrepreneurs offering strategic and operational support and guidance and helping them to building great and exciting companies.
Weijie Yun is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tyche Partners. As a serial entrepreneur, Weijie brings deep industry domain knowledge to identify investment opportunities and hands-on operating experience to help portfolio companies to grow their business.
Weijie’s passion is to identify and invest in entrepreneurs with disruptive technologies in hardware systems, such as IT infrastructure (big data, storage and networking), IoT and wearable devices, 3D printing, autonomous driving, consumer electronics, and semiconductor. Currently, he is serving as a board member/observer at Ambiq Micro, Crossbar, Latticework, mCube, Motiv, Qumulo and Kolo Medical. His other investments include Formlabs and Team Curis Group.
Before founding Tyche Partners, Weijie is a serial entrepreneur with proven track record of combining his technical insights and market intuition to maximize companies’ value. He was the founder and CEO of Telegent Systems, AIP Networks and SiTek. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from University of California at Berkeley.
Fang Li is the partner at Tyche Partners. He brought in depth knowledge from telecom, network, consumer electronics and semiconductor industries, and has extensive experience working with both Fortune 500 companies and startups in US and China.
Prior to joining Tyche Partners, Fang spent over 15 years at Motorola Mobile Device group where he helped define many flagship mobile phones for Motorola. He also worked at Intel China Strategy Office and Huawei as well as two startup companies. He worked closely and fostered great relationships such as Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Tencent, as well as many consumer electronics and internet companies.
Fang received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Beijing Institute of Technology and Master of Science degree from DePaul University in Chicago.
Michael Wishart is a Venture Partner at Tyche Partners. Mike brings broad experience and insights covering technology industry as an investment banker from Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he was the chairman of Goldman’s global technology group. While at Goldman, he led many IPOs and advised major M&A’s in Silicon Valley and around the world. Prior to Goldman, he was the managing director at Lehman Brothers.
Mike is currently the CEO of eFabless corporation, an EDA startup developing a platform for the community-sourced creation of integrated circuits and IPs. Mike is on the board of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. He is also a member of the management board at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Michael graduated magna cum laude from St. Lawrence University with a B.S. degree with honors in mathematics, and received his MBA from Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Lynn Ching is the controller at Tyche Partners. Lynn brought many years of experience working with venture capital firms and has extensive experience in accounting, banking, tax and regulatory compliance. Previously, she was the controller at Northern Light Venture Capital and consulted for many public and private companies.
Lynn started her career as a tax manager at the Venture Capital and Private Equity Group at Cooper & Lybrand LLP after receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from San Francisco State University.
We are located in the Silicon Valley and invest in companies where great people are starting promising companies. We put the vast expertise of our resources, advisors, and the team to work for our portfolio companies. We’re in it for the long haul.
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