Abby Chao

Entrepreneur in Residence SHE/HER


Abby Chao is an entrepreneur-in-residence at Ulu Ventures and a student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Previously, she was a cofounder of CollegeBacker, an Ulu portfolio company that helps families save more for college. Abby is passionate about financial services, education, and the future of work, particularly with a lens towards diversity and inclusion.

Abby graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California. She started her career at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey & Company, specializing in technology, financial services, and education. In her free time, you’ll find her snowboarding, surfing, rock climbing, or otherwise enjoying life outdoors.

Abby loves being outside. After growing up with annual snowboarding trips, she recently picked up surfing and rock climbing. But nevertheless, her favorite outdoor activity might be a picnic with good wine and good company.