Julian So


With a decade-long commitment to startup investments, Julian has directly backed over 50 companies and 11 early-stage funds. A Fellow Chartered Accountant, Julian brings a wealth of financial acumen to the table. Julian is the founder of CFO 4 U which provides Virtual Chief Financial Officer services to startups and high-growth companies. The purpose of CFO 4 U is to support more senior female finance professionals in continuing their senior finance roles.

Julian is the recent recipient of Kotahitanga Award by Angel Association New Zealand. The Kotahitanga Award recognises those people in the angel community who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry. It acknowledges those who have selflessly given personal time and energy for a sustained period and contributed to the professionalism, profile and reputation of angel investment in New Zealand.

Julian is a key ambassador for us in the Waikato region, a member of our Investment Committee and truly demonstrates the role of an active angel investor.