Shannon joined MDI Ventures as an Investment Director in August 2019. She brings earlier experience from both VCs and CVCs. Shannon joined MDI from CapitaLand’s CVC, C31 Ventures, where she made strategic investments into start-ups, and was eventually promoted to the lead. Prior to C31, Shannon was also a founding member at Openspace Ventures (formerly NSI Ventures) and spent time at IMJ Investment Partners.
She graduated from the National University of Singapore, majoring in Accountancy and Liberal Arts (part of the University Scholars Program). She was also part of the NUS Overseas College program, where she also spent time working for an angel group in the US doing tech investments, while concurrently studying entrepreneurship at the University of Pennsylvania on scholarship.