Pearl Chin has an MBA from Cornell, a Ph.D. in Materials
Science and Engineering from University of Delaware's Center
for Composite Materials and B.E. in Chemical Engineering
from The Cooper Union.
Chin specializes in advising on nanotechnology investment
opportunities. She is also Managing General Partner of Seraphima
Ventures and CEO of Red Seraphim Consulting
where she advises investment firms and and startup firms
on the business strategy of nanotechnology investments.
was Managing Director of the US offices and co-Managing
Director of the London offices of Cientifica. Prior to that,
she was a Management Consultant with Pittiglio Rabin Todd
& McGrath (PRTM)'s Chemicals, Engineered Materials and
Packaged Goods group. Dr. Chin will be advising the Cornell
University JGSM's student run VC fund, Big Red Venture Fund
(BRVF), on investing in nanotechnology.
is a Senior Associate of The Foresight Institute in the
US and was the US Representative of the Institute of Nanotechnology
in the UK. She was an alternate finalist for a Congressional
Fellowship with the Materials Research Society. She was
also a Guest Scientist collaborating with the National Institute
of Standards & Technology (NIST) Polymer Division's
Electronic Materials Group under the US Department of Commerce.
Dr. Chin is a US Citizen born and raised in New York City.