Carman Chan began her entrepreneurship journey when she was in university. In order
to pursue her passion for the newly emerging Internet, she passed up a fully sponsored
PhD from Imperial College to become a serial internet entrepreneur. Carman’s first
company, English Street was acquired by HKET(0423.HK), a Hong Kong listed
newspaper group. Her second company was merged with Hiiir in Taiwan and and later
acquired by FarEasTone (4904.TW).
Carman is also a best-selling book author for several accelerated learning books.
Spending eight years as a tech columnist for IT magazines, she wrote about internet
business models and internet marketing.
After several successful exits Carman started Click Ventures, her angel fund. With a
focus on providing seed to series A financing to technology startups, Click Ventures is
differentiated by offering mentorship from entrepreneurs with over twenty years of first-
Click Ventures has grown into a leading investment manager, and two of its funds are
featured as Top 5 Seed Fund (Vintage 2003-2015) in the world and Top 4 Funds to
Watch by Preqin respectively.
Click’s current portfolio includes more than 40 investments including Spotify.com,
Docusign, Palantir.com, Memebox.com, Youappi.com…etc. Due to her deep experience,
Carman is frequently invited to speak or serve as a panel member for prestigious events
around the world. She has appeared in over 10 countries at high profile events including
the Web Summit, Slush, AVCJ Private Equity and Venture Forum, and Silicon Dragon.