Business Insider hires Cheng to cover VCs, tech startups

Candy Cheng sits for a photograph in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, November 9, 2018. Photographer: David Paul Morris

Business Insider has hired Candy Cheng as a senior correspondent covering venture capital and tech startups.

She will start Nov. 30.

She previously was an executive producer of Bloomberg Studio 1.0, Bloomberg Television’s long-form interview series.

At Bloomberg Television, she was also the head of technology interviews, regularly booking top tech executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and other newsmakers for Bloomberg Media Group, including Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, and Quibi CEO Meg Whitman, among others.

In her time at Bloomberg, she helped launch several TV news programs, including “Lunch Money,” “Bloomberg West,” “Studio 1.0” and “Bloomberg Technology.” She also spearheaded Bloomberg TV’s coverage of major technology IPOs including Facebook, Alibaba, and Uber.

Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2010, Cheng was a producer for CNBC’s “Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer.” She was in charge of the “Mad Money Back to School Tour,” producing remote shows with 1,000+ audience members.