Our founding Managing Partners have collaborated for over 15 years, raising $5.7bn in cumulative capital.

Never one to follow the herd, Lip-Bu Tan was named one of Forbes’ Top 50
Venture Capitalists and “the pioneer of Asian VC.”

He founded Walden International in 1987 and has spent more than thirty
years in deep tech venture capital. He is a Founding Managing Partner of Celesta Capital (Fka WRVI Capital), and the Chairman of Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:  CDNS) where he was previously the Chief Executive Officer.

What do you like to do outside of work?

I enjoy swimming, snow skiing, fly fishing, hiking, and spending time with my family and church.

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