Jefferson Chen Partner

Jefferson is a Partner at GSR Ventures, a leading global venture capital firm, where he leads the fintech and web3 investment strategy. Jefferson is also the cofounder and Chairman of Advance Intelligence Group, a leading AI & fintech company in Asia. He was previously head of private investing for Greater China at Farallon Capital and prior to that he worked on IPO and M&A transactions for many Asian companies at Goldman Sachs. Jefferson holds an MBA from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Software from Tsinghua University with first class distinction.

Featured Companies


Plus.ai is a world leader in self-driving truck technology and specializes in providing full-stack self-driving technology to enable large scale autonomous commercial transport. Plus.ai is currently working with leading truck manufacturers and top fleet operators in the U.S. and abroad.


NIUM is a global financial technology platform redefining the way consumers and businesses send, spend and receive funds across borders. The company is continuously innovating to provide the most relevant and agile solutions to meet the needs of consumers and businesses, having evolved from solely focusing on consumer remittance via InstaReM, to also providing fintech solutions for businesses. Nium is regulated in Australia, Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and the United States of America, and processes billions of dollars a year for banks and payments institutions, the next generation of e-commerce players, OTAs and retail users across the world.


Longmao Data specializes in providing data services for artificial intelligence platforms. It collects images, texts, voices, and videos, and utilizes crowdsourcing to annotate the data, which in turn enables AI platforms to train their AI models. 


IrisView is a pioneering XR OS supplier committed to empowering next-generation terminal devices. Founded in 2016, IrisView has developed a robust underlying system for numerous XR products and jointly launched reference designs with  several ODM manufacturers. By serving as a liaison between hardware and software companies, IrisView aims to explore and define next-generation application systems with industry partners both upstream and downstream, including hardware manufacturers, algorithm suppliers, application makers, and content providers. IrisView’s mission is to drive the future of IT, delivering advanced human-computer interactions to users around the world.

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