Investing in Trust

While a Master of Advanced Management student at Yale SOM, Joshua Chen MAM ’15 raised nearly $5 million for his own investment fund,  according to an article in Yale Entrepreneur by Chen’s classmate Cameron Rout MAM ’15.

Joshua Chen MAM ’15

Chen, who before coming to Yale was a student at Renmin University of China School of Business, worked for McKinsey & Company as a consultant in China and later opened his own strategy and accounting firm. Over a decade, he gained investors’ trust and confidence. In the MAM program, he told Rout, he acquired the additional business skills that he needed.

Before coming to Yale, I did not have the confidence that I was able to deliver the level of reliability to my future partners that I wanted. My experiences and expertise was unique to me, but I needed the academic knowledge which has been validated and grounded in strong theory. Now that I have both—the experience and the education—I can sleep at night. I have found my inner peace.

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Matthew O'Rourke

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