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Todd Embley

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Program Director, Mentor of Awesomeness and Coconuts, Chinaccelerator.

Program Director, Mentor of Awesomeness and Coconuts, Chinaccelerator.

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The China Startup Pulse
Kelton Times
Kelton Times

Advisor

Chinaccelerator
Chinaccelerator
Chinaccelerator
International Club of Dalian

Positions

Program Director @ Chinaccelerator SOSV October 2013 - present
Mentor Chinaccelerator August 2016 - present
Director PARISOMA August 2016 - present
Co-Founder & Co-Host The China Startup Pulse September 2015 - present
Program Manager, Chinaccelerator SOSV May 2012 - October 2013
Director, Asia The QuRo Group July 2011 - April 2012
Founder & CEO, Editor in Chief Kelton Times January 2009 - December 2009
Program Director, Mentor of Awesomeness and Coconuts Chinaccelerator October 2013 - present
Shanghai Curator Startup Digest June 2014 - present
Program Manager, Mentor of Awesomeness and Coconuts Chinaccelerator May 2012 - October 2013
Program Director, Chinaccelerator SOSV May 2012 - October 2013
Director, Asia Robco Tytan Inc. July 2011 - April 2012
Board Member, Director of Public Relations International Club of Dalian January 2010 - December 2011
Executive Manager & Editor in Chief Oriental Vision Communications Ltd February 2010 - July 2011
Founder, President, Editor in Chief Kelton Times January 2009 - December 2009
VP Finance & Administration BCIT Students Association September 2005 - May 2007

Education

British Columbia Institute of Technology Business Administration 2006 - 2007

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Payments
  • • Sports
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Dating
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Healthcare
  • • Education
  • • Commerce
  • • Video
  • • Smart Home
  • • Travel
  • • Transportation
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Music
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Fitness
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

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Stephany Zoo
We worked together  •  Founding Partner & COO, League X and Marketing CoFounder, BUNDSHOP. Princeton grad.
Todd is very plugged into the startup network in Shanghai, and is a fantastic judge of what the best entrepreneurs coming up are. Because he ... is well connected with a number of VC's and tenured entrepreneurs, he is able to pull in resources and guide new companies.
Alex Shoer
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Seeder. Previously Co-Founder and Director, e8 Resources.
Todd will have your back. He has a broad network, good intuition and is always looking for ways to support startups.
Kayla Roark
We worked together  •  Manager, 50 Partners and Founding Partner, Startup Exchanges. University of Washington grad.
I have worked with Todd over the last year as one of the founding partners in an international accelerator network. He's someone I can alway ... s count on and often goes above and beyond expectations (ex. publishing blog posts / consistently communicating with and contributing to the network members / sourcing new members). As someone who just "gets it", he's an absolutely joy to partner with!
Stephany Zoo
We worked together  •  Founding Partner & COO, League X and Marketing CoFounder, BUNDSHOP. Princeton grad.
Todd is incredibly plugged into the China startup world and really knows how to navigate both international relationships into China and tho ... se within Greater china. Given his past experiences in Dalian, as well as Shanghai, he has more than just connections in one city. He is also familiar with many VC's and individuals investors, so he is able to connect groups of people together!
Bill Liao
We worked together  •  European Venture Partner, SOSventures and Co-Founder, CoderDojo.
Todd is really amazing and insightful with a wealth of experience!
Alvin Wang Graylin
They're my friends  •  CEO and Founder, Guanxi.me / iFirefly.cn. Previously CEO and co-founder, mInfo Inc.. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
He's been in the startup space a while and has an extensive network around him that can help your members.
Alan Clayton
Mentor, HAXLR8R and Mentor, China Accelerator.
Todd IS China Accelerator !! The 1st and most prolific software startup accelerator in China and part of the Global Accelerator Network. Tod ... d has graduated over 50 companies from around the world, and has manages directs and inspires the teams throughout, as well as co-ordinating the impressive community of investors, mentors and partners. If you're in Shanghai - go see how it all works !!
Greg Nance
They're my friends  •  CEO of Dyad.com (formerly ChaseFuture) + Moneythink Chairman + Mountaineer.
Todd Embley is the smartest guy in the room and loves to help the startups he advises and funds to succeed. As an entrepreneur, you want Tod ... d backing your company because his counsel and connections will help you iterate, get funded and scale faster. Todd is world class and I give him my highest recommendation.
Casey Lau
They're my mentor  •  Senior Community Development Manager, APAC SoftLayer Catalyst. Founder of StartupsHK. Mentor at Chinaccelerator and Blueprint.
Todd is dedicated, smart and resourceful - all the traits of a great advisor.
Paul Orlando
Founder, Startups Unplugged and Co-founder & Director, AcceleratorHK. Cornell grad.
Great at leading tech startups through the uncertain waters of entrepreneurship. Well-connected and knowledgeable on building new ventures i ... n China and out.
Richard Robinson
Mentor, 500 Startups and Mentor, Chinaccelerator. University of Southern California grad.

Tharon Smith
They're my friends  •  Fellow, Kauffman Fellows Program and Founding Partner, Strontium Group.
Tharon is one of the most genuinely helpful people I've met in China. She is very smart, understands startup culture and immediately sees th ... e big picture globally including how to plan for the path ahead. Tharon is also very well connected and is always more than willing to open up her personal network in order to help startups achieve valuable relationships. Tharon is one of those rare people that combines strategic knowledge with the ability to effectively communicate in a language that startups understand clearly.

Paul Orlando
Founder, Startups Unplugged and Co-founder & Director, AcceleratorHK. Cornell grad.
Knowledge, experience, kindness and a penchant for being super helpful and opening his network to deserving entrepreneurs makes Paul a fabul ... ous advisor to any team lucky enough to land him.

Richard Robinson
Mentor, 500 Startups and Mentor, Chinaccelerator. University of Southern California grad.
Richard has been a mentor at Chinaccelerator for the past 4 years and is what I call one of our "elite" mentors. Not only does Richard have ... a vast and deep knowledge of entrepreneurship, as well as a deep understanding of China, but he is one of the greatest at being able to also communicate this knowledge. His posses that unique ability to intelligently mentor by keeping his advice relevant and actionable to the next-step needs of the startup and not overloading them with everything they should change/do over a long period of time. He's truly an amazing person; I'm always left inspired from any opportunity to interact with him.