Melissa Guzy is the Founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures and has more than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and as a venture investor. Previously from 2001-2012, Melissa was Managing Director and a member of the Investment Committee at VantagePoint Capital Partners. In 2007, Melissa moved to Hong Kong to build VantagePoint's investment practice in the region, establishing offices in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. During her tenure at VantagePoint, she invested in early stage technology companies in Asia, Europe and Silicon Valley.
Melissa attended Wellesley College and received a Master's degree in Finance from the University of Florida. She is the author of the paper "Venture Capital Returns and Public Market Performance". She has been a guest lecturer on the Venture Capital Industry at the University of Florida, Hong Kong University, Chinese University of Hong Kong and the HongKong University of Science and Technology. Melissa is a member of the Venture Operating Committee for HKVCA, a Hopkins Fellow and participated in the Women's Leadership Program at Harvard University.