Yin Lin

 

Managing Partner at

64 Squares Strategy Group

Yin Lin is an entrepreneur and super-connector who thrives in fast-paced environments. She’s currently a Managing Partner at 64 Squares Strategy Group, which specializes in building federal, state, and local candidate committees, ballot committees, legislative advocacy campaigns, coordinated expenditures, and independent expenditures. At 64 Squares Strategy, Yin is the head of business and partnership development for their cannabis licensing practice. During the pandemic she co-founded Zoran Medical, to deliver over 300 million units of personal protective equipment to frontline workers. She is also the co-founder of SheWorx, the global collective for ambitious female entrepreneurs redefining leadership. SheWorx was acquired by Republic, a leading crowdfunding platform, in 2019. Featured in WSJ, Forbes, Inc., Fortune, and other top publications, SheWorx has been recognized as the leading female entrepreneur event series, having launched in 7 global cities, and curated dynamic roundtables and summits providing women with access to top mentors and investors. Her entrepreneurial spirit developed out of necessity at an early age when her family emigrated from a rural village in Fuzhou, China to the U.S. and started a Chinese restaurant.

 

Yin has been recognized by Inc. as one of “17 Inspiring Women to Watch” and by the CIO as one of the “Top 20 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch”. Yin speaks often about entrepreneurship at institutions such at the United Nations, SAP, NYU, Baruch College, and many technology accelerators. She serves as the chair of the associate board member for Teach for America and as a NY Council member for Vital Voices. She is an Ironman finisher and a 9-time marathoner with plans to run a marathon and climb a summit on every continent. Yin will be completing her 7th continent marathon in Antarctica in 2022.