Sandy Yu is an Assistant Professor in the Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship department at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business. Her research examines key strategic concerns of entrepreneurs: fundraising and growth. Her current work focuses on the impact of start-up financing from sources such as venture capital, accelerators, and crowdfunding. Her work is supported by the Kauffman Foundation and the National Science Foundation.
Sandy holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Prior to academia, she worked at Microsoft, Toshiba, and Ooma.