CEO & FOUNDER FINANCIAL VENTURES GROUP
Jay Yu has advised hundreds of private and public company executives with corporate advisory services such as capital funding, mergers and acquisitions, structured financing, IPO financing and branding, expert market analysis, commodities trading, and other business development services geared at taking these companies to the next level. He is a self-taught, private investor. His relentless passion for international business has helped him develop key, strategic, and valuable relationships throughout the world. Mr. Yu manages his portfolio through his private fund, which invests in start-ups and public equity markets. Mr. Yu’s unconventional and unlikely journey from humble beginnings as a “sweatshop baby” brings strong work ethics as well as different perspectives to corporate and business growth strategies. Mr. Yu worked as an Analyst of the Corporate & Investment Banking Division at Deutsche Bank on Wall Street in New York City. Mr. Yu continued his studies at Columbia University and New York University. He holds a BA in Psychology from City College of New York. He is a proud member of Nu Alpha Phi, where he helps mentor college students and new graduates. Aside from being a deal junkie, he is an active Philanthropist and the founder of a Non-Profit Organization, LunarNYC, which helps nurture New York City kids through sports and education. Mr. Yu is responsible for all of Financial Ventures Group’s investments and executive decisions.