University: University of Utah
Major: BS Finance - Honors (May 2010)
Huan Yuan is pursuing an Honors Finance Bachelor degree at the University of Utah and expects to graduate in May, 2010. Huan joined UVF in October 2007, since when she has led five potential investments and participated in over 10 value-added projects. Huan also initiated UVF alumni program and co-chaired registration of University Private Equity Summit, one of the largest student run private equity conferences in the nation. Outside of UVF, Huan is a project intern with UBS Investment Institutional Equities Group where she conducts extensive research on Asian privatization activities and Asian SOEs. Huan has also been an M&A analyst with Venture Return, a startup company focusing on building valuation tools for private companies, since April, 2008. Huan's industry interest lies in Internet technology and enterprise software. As a finance major, she enjoys building financial models and conducting valuation analysis. Huan is always fascinated by new ideas and thus has the utmost respect to all entrepreneurs who create from imperfections and have the vision to change the world. "UVF is like the Cinderella's glass slipper which opened a magic world of venture capital for me."