Edward Chen

Senior Associate

About Edward Chen

Edward joined Runway Growth Capital in April 2017 as a Senior Associate and member of the investment team. Prior to Runway, Edward was a Private Equity Associate at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (“WCAS”), where he was focused on leveraged buyouts and growth equity investments in the Technology sector. WCAS is a private equity firm that has invested exclusively in the Technology and Healthcare sectors since its formation in 1979 and has cumulatively raised and managed 16 equity and subordinated debt funds with total capital in excess of $22 billion. Prior to WCAS, Edward worked in the investment banking divisions of Guggenheim Partners in Technology, Media and Telecom M&A advisory and at BMO Capital Markets in Financial Sponsors.

Edward holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Research from Columbia University.

  • Most recently Private Equity Associate at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, where he was focused on equity investments in the Technology sector
  • Formerly with Guggenheim Partners as investment banking analyst in Technology, Media and Telecom M&A advisory
  • Formerly with BMO Capital Markets as investment banking analyst in Financial Sponsors