Elevator Initiative Director Shelli K. Trung

Shelli is a global venture investor, entrepreneur and corporate innovation specialist. She has led over 50 pre-seed to Series A investments in proptech, fintech, creative tech and social impact across three continents including in Shanghai, New York, Singapore, India and Australia. Her portfolio companies have attracted a combined $50M+ in follow-on funding and currently valued at $300M+. This includes successful exits through corporate acquisition and ASX listing. Her own bootstrapped NYC based digital media company was acquired in 2014.

Shelli’s passion is helping more businesses commercialise their innovation while simultaneously supporting industry to fast track their understanding and adoption of new technology. Launching the Elevator Initiative has been a natural progression where she is able to combine her expertise for improving efficiency and quality of outcomes in the real estate sector with making connections for entrepreneurs to rapidly expand their presence.