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WENZ XING

5700 S Blackstone Ave Apt #2 Chicago, IL 60637| 253.221.9280 |wenzxing@uchicago.edu

EDUCATION
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Bachelors of Arts, Economics

Chicago, IL
Expected, Jun. 2016

Cumulative GPA: 3.7, ACT: 34/36 - 99th Percentile, SAT Math II: 800/800
Recipient, Questbridge National College Match Scholarship, Jeff Metcalf Award, Geoff Sherry Scholarship,
Keller Family Research Grant, Deans List 20122014
National Finalist, Undergraduate Venture Capital Investment Competition (uVCIC) 2014
Member, The Blue Chips Investment Club, UChicago Careers in Business (UCIB), Sailing Club
Executive Board Member, Edge UChicago for Entrepreneurship
Fellow, Chicago Ventures

EXPERIENCE
HYDE PARK ANGELS

Chicago, IL
Dec. 2013Present
Screened over 50 deals and made recommendations for investment to the Board of Directors, which
included deliverable of market sizing and competitive landscape report for each company under review
Built info graphic of HPAs investment history broken down by industry, amount raised, and year invested
Worked closely with the Managing Director to refine the Digital Media & Technology investment thesis
which was used to source an investment opportunity in the Wearables Tech industry
Hosted office hours with industry-leading angel investors, which resulted in over 60 deals being sourced

Associate

CHASEFUTURE

Shanghai, CN
Intern
Jul. 2014 Sep. 2014

Launched conversion tracking, heat mapping analytics, an A/B testing analytics dashboard, and robust data
processing while training staff on how to fully utilize the suite of tools

Implemented 20 A/B tests on Optimizely, which increased landing page conversion rates by 136%

Initiated Google Adwords campaign in Saudi Arabia and Egypt which reached tens of thousands of users in
the Middle East, and used conversion data to make a recommendation for new market entry to the CEO
STASH STORAGE

Chicago, IL
Co-Founder
Jul. 2013Sep. 2013

Spearheaded initial fundraising process by creating a pitch deck that won 2nd place in Elances Pitch
Competition and raised $1000 to build a product prototype

Designed a landing page that generated over 200 page views in one weekend
LEADERSHIP
MIDWAY VENTURES

Chicago, IL
Founder
Mar. 2014Present

Built organization with two other team members to provide venture capital education to UChicago, which
had over 160 students express interest in participating

Developed partnerships with 5 of the largest venture capital firms in Chicago to assist in sourcing
investment opportunities at the university level and to provide due diligence reports of sourced companies
CAMPUS CATALYST

Chicago, IL
Jan. 2013Mar. 2013
Recommended changes in Striding Lions social media marketing strategy and board structure practices that
expanded the donor base by 15% and increased board membership by 25%

Consultant

ADDITIONAL

Avid tea drinker, follower of tech startup companies, reader of the Economist, admirer of architecture