Our team

A Multidisciplinary Team

We’re pioneering a new way to invest in early-stage AI companies.
We’re pioneering a new way to invest in early-stage AI companies.

Jay Zhao

Founder & Partner

Former partner at T Fund, Walden, and Granite Ventures. Former board member at Marqeta.

Jenny Xiao

Partner

Ph.D. in AI and economics at Columbia University. Former researcher at OpenAI.

Val Gui

Venture Partner

Former VP at Upstart. Founder of Instamotor. Avid angel investor.

Invested and trusted by

Invested and trusted by

We’re lucky to be supported by some of the best founders, researchers, and operators in the world.

Jan Leike

Research Lead @ OpenAI

Paul Gu

Co-Founder @ Upstart

Harry Qi

Founder & CEO @ Motion

Margaret King

VP @ Franklin Templeton

Carl Showalter

Founding GP @ Opus Capital

Lyle Fong

Former Partner @ YC

Johnathan Eng

Former CTO @ Upstart, AI Lead @ Facebook

Kevin Callahan

Former Head of Growth @ Coinbase, Twitter

Matt Yin

Former Head of Data Science @ CapitalG

Jeff Tseng

Former AI Team Lead @ Nvidia

Grant Schneider

Former VP of ML @ Upstart

Tim Tsu

Former Head of Growth @ Riot Games

Leonis [leōnis]: Latin for “Lion Strength”. Alpha Leonis is one of the brightest and most enduring stars in the Leo star constellation.

© 2023 Leonis Capital. All rights reserved.

Leonis [leōnis]: Latin for “Lion Strength”. Alpha Leonis is one of the brightest and most enduring stars in the Leo star constellation.

© 2023 Leonis Capital. All rights reserved.

Leonis [leōnis]: Latin for “Lion Strength”. Alpha Leonis is one of the brightest and most enduring stars in the Leo star constellation.

© 2023 Leonis Capital. All rights reserved.