Angelica Anton is the Founder and Managing Partner of SILK Ventures, an investment fund and venture building company that backs international technology scale-ups in their China market expansion. Prior to founding SILK Ventures, Miss Anton was an Investment Advisor in the department of foreign direct investment of the Hangzhou Government and a Senior Associate at London-based VC firm Quintessentially Ventures. Participating in some of the key China outbound initiatives and councils, Miss Anton has played a formative role in the evolution of Chinese overseas investments, closely following the development of the underpinning economic policy. An Oxford University alumna with a Masters degree in China’s Political Economy and a thesis on the Chinese SOEs’ internationalisation, Angelica speaks 6 languages and is also an art collector and a pianist. She was featured on Innovate Finance’s “Women in Fintech Powerlist” for the past 2 years, sits on the Board of the UK’s Confederation of Business Industry and has been recognised as a Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018.