Sang Lee is a recovering investment banker who discovered his passion for startups. He’s now the CEO and founder of Return on Change, a funding portal connecting high-impact startups with investors. Grounded in social innovation, Sang’s mission is to alleviate the pain that social entrepreneurs/startups experience when they seek a capital raise. Through technology and finance, he is seeking to create a new paradigm of impact startup finance where everyone gets involved in the sustainability of the future while losing the unnecessary complexities of deal making and capital contracts. He has received the Young Entrepreneurs to Watch Award from Under30CEO NY, and is serving as the Executive Director of CF50, a global crowdfunding think tank.
Prior to founding Return on Change, Sang worked as an investment banker in the energy field at WestLB and BNP Paribas, accruing a wealth of expertise in financial regulation, business, and financial structuring. Additionally, he has significant experience in the advisory and execution of more than $10.0 Bn equivalent of energy transactions in North America. Sang strives to educate innovative entrepreneurs about online funding’s immense potential to provide startups with critical early stage capital as well as investors with the opportunity to become involved in the most disruptive companies. You can follow him on Twitter @RoCSang.