CIC promotes Cheung to principal

Cambridge Innovation Capital has promoted Carol Cheung to principal.

Cambridge Innovation Capital has promoted Carol Cheung to principal. Cheung joined CIC as an associate in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Cheung was a commercial director at Speechmatics.


8 April 2020
Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC), the venture capital investor enabling visionaries to build global, category-leading companies in the Cambridge ecosystem, is delighted to announce that Carol Cheung has been promoted to Principal within the CIC investment team.

Prior to joining CIC as an Associate in 2016, Carol served as Commercial Director of Speechmatics, a Cambridge-based start-up providing cloud-based speech recognition, following earlier roles in a variety of early-stage tech companies in the UK. Carol holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.

Since joining CIC, Carol’s work has focused on the Company’s range of exciting technology investments, including managing CIC’s investment in Cytora and Geospock.

Carol Cheung, Principal at CIC, commented: “I am thrilled to be taking on this new role within CIC. It’s been nothing short of fantastic working with the team so far to find, build and shape world-leading companies linked to the Cambridge ecosystem, and I am looking forward to the myriad of exciting opportunities heading our way in the near future.”

Andrew Williamson, Managing Partner of CIC, commented: “Carol has proven herself to be an invaluable member of the CIC team over the past four years. Carol’s promotion reflects the significant contribution she has made to the ongoing success of CIC, and we are very excited to see what she will achieve in her new role.”

About Cambridge Innovation Capital
Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) is a venture capital investor focused on intellectual property rich technology and life science businesses in the Cambridge ecosystem. CIC is committed to building leading businesses from brilliant technologies. It combines a unique relationship with the University of Cambridge with deep financial and industry links to enable visionaries to build global, category-leading companies.

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