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EMex Americas: The Emerging Manager Exchange
November 2024
New York, NY

Wenyi Cai
Founder & CEO at Polymath Ventures


Wenyi Cai is the Founder & CEO of Polymath Ventures, a Venture Fund and Studio that invests in and builds digital platforms to empower the middle-class of Latin America. Prior to founding Polymath, Wenyi was an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. As the COO of, a consumer internet startup that sold to eBay in 2010, Wenyi led business development efforts with major technology companies like Microsoft and eBay and oversaw the product and engineering teams. Earlier in her career, Wenyi was a consultant with McKinsey & Company in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. Preceding her business career, Wenyi helped build a quantitative trading hedge fund, and was a published researcher in applied physics. Wenyi graduated cum laude from Harvard College, and studied philosophy and physics. Wenyi was born in China and grew up between China and the United States.

Agenda Sessions

  • Emerging Manager Showcases: Rapid-fire presentations and Q&A - Part II