Nelson Chu is the Founder and CEO of Percent, a global leader in financial infrastructure solutions in the private credit markets. Through Percent, Nelson has built a marketplace to revolutionize private credit by leveraging technology and data to enable efficient price discovery and funding for originators of any size. Prior to launching his company, he was the Founder of Lumenary, a strategy consulting firm specializing in helping companies build products and raise capital for growth, creating over $1B in equity value. He began his career at several of the top financial services firms, including Bank of America’s Global Wealth and Investment Management Division and BlackRock’s Fixed Income Portfolio Management’s Strategy Group. Nelson is an active angel investor and startup consultant, with notable investments including BlockFi, Care/Of, Clover Health, dv01, Eden Health, Plentina, Tala, and Uala.
2011 - 2012
2009 - 2010
2007 - 2008
2006 - 2009
Nelson was the founder of MySupport, an online platform that helps seniors, people with disabilities and families with direct support workers.
At BlackRock, he developed models that defined the new issue allocation and reduced trading errors and miscommunication across divisions.
He was an analyst at BoA where he created recurring standardized tracking of client activity, enabling targeted strategies to be developed.
MEDIA & APPEARANCES
Nelson has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.