Philip Chan


Stage: Growth Equity

Location: Palo Alto

As a part of the growth equity team at Norwest, Philip focuses on investments across a wide range of sectors.

Before joining Norwest, Philip was an investment banking analyst at Perella Weinberg Partners in New York, where he conducted financial valuation analyses and advised companies on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and other business development opportunities.

Philip earned a bachelor of science, with a double major in finance and economics, and a minor in social entrepreneurship, from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Get to know Philip

  • What was your first job?

    I was a swimming instructor and lifeguard during my freshman year of high school.

  • Do you have a favorite quote?

    "It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done." - Rocky Balboa

  • What are your interests outside of work?

    Basketball, handball, sailing, traveling, New York sports, volunteering

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