Ada Yip, Executive Director, Urban Spring, Co-Founder, 43 Ventures
Ada is the Executive Director at Urban Spring, a purpose-driven start-up with a mission to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic in Hong Kong through the provision of a safe and contemporary water drinking experience. Ada is also a co-founder of 43 Ventures which invests financial and human capital in innovative start-ups.
Prior to these ventures, Ada was the Program Director of the i2i (incubation to investment) program at SOW Asia. Ada is on the board of Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts, Teach4HK and Education For Good (CIC) Limited. Ada is also a member of the Advisory Committee at the Enhancing Self-Reliance through District Partnership Programme under the Home Affairs Department of the Hong Kong Government.
Ada is dedicated to supporting the entrepreneurship development in Hong Kong. Prior to joining the impact investing industry, Ada worked at Goldman Sachs and a number of financial institutions in Toronto, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Ada earned a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.