Quan Zhang

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Quan Zhang has joined Guild Capital as part of the investment team. He spent three years as an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company and facilitated a wide range of consulting projects spanning strategy, corporate finance, and operations. Quan holds a Ph.D in Physics from the University of Chicago and a B.S. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China.


New Investment


Argyle Search Partners is a recruiting firm specializing in placing talented candidates into leadership roles at emerging and rapid growth startups in Chicago, New York, and in other thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems. It was founded in 2007. It is a leader in the staffing and recruiting market. Argyle Search Partners is run by Michael Paik. Iain Shovlin joins the Board as Director with Guild investment.


Guild Capital Founded

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New York City

Guild Capital was founded in New York City in 2009. It is a venture capital firm focused on the incisive search for innovation, wherever it may be. Guild Capital is dedicated to investing in geographies based on availability of talent versus density of goals; finding value in sectors where venture capital doesn’t typically look; creatively structuring deals where others are unable; becoming the trusted partner of management in pursuing and mentoring talent; and most importantly, going above and beyond in terms of creating value for its investors.