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11 May 2016

CeCe Cheng moves in with Andela

CeCe Cheng, who previously ran the Dorm Room Fund, takes on the role of director of strategic partnerships for African technology talent platform Andela.

Author: Mark Chatterley, reporter

Andela, the Africa-based tech talent platform, has hired CeCe Cheng, formerly of the Dorm Room Fund, as its director of strategic partnerships.

Andela works with high-potential developers in Africa to increase their skills before pairing them with companies as remote team members.

Cheng comes to this role from working as the director of the Dorm Room Fund at VC firm First Round Capital. The fund focuses on student-run companies – to quality, a business’ team needs to include one full-time student.

She launched and managed Dorm Room Fund teams in 15 universities and 4 cities. She also mentored investment decisions and portfolio company chief executives.

In 2015, while working for First Round Capital, she made the Forbes 30 Under 30 venture capital list.

Cheng will work at Andela’s San Francisco Bay Area offices.

– Image courtesy of LinkedIn

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