Edward C. Yu


Edward c. Yu


Mr. Yu has over 25 years of experience in private equity, fund management, investment banking, and venture capital. In addition to his background in institutional investment management and capital markets, he has been
involved as a technology entrepreneur and advisor during this time and founded 2 venture-backed start-ups. He is Founder and CEO of EMMA Digital Capital, LLC (2021) a decentralized finance (“DeFi”) and cryptocurrency fund manager created to invest in cryptocurrencies for the personal account of Edward C. Yu and to create and manage commingled ETH and BTC hedge funds and bespoke funds. Mr. Yu was also a Co-Founder and ex-CEO of CAPFUNDR | CapitalFund Realty, INC. (2016) based in NYC. He was a Co-Founder & CEO of e24/7 INC. (2000), a venture-backed Internet start-up founded in 2000 and based in Santa Monica.

From 1991-2016, Mr. Yu has held senior positions at private equity real estate fund managers including, Starwood Capital Group, AEW Capital Management, Prudential Real Estate Investors, CBRE Global Investors, and Lehman Brothers. He was also an advisor to Miracle Pictures Film Fund I, a $50 million fund for a slate of 4-6 independent films produced by Miracle Pictures Entertainment.

Mr. Yu has an MLU (2-year masters in urban planning and design with a concentration in real estate) from Harvard
University GSD and KSG and a BS in landscape architecture from the University of California, Davis.