Sarah Liu

Director, Partnerships and Start UP! Competition Program

Sarah leads the Start UP! Competition program at QEDC. Her professional experience has focused on assisting small businesses and early stage tech startups to start and grow. She is skilled in analytical problem solving, program design and management, strategic planning, positioning, financial forecasting, market research, competitive analysis and brand marketing. She has experience working with a variety of startup clients in Consumer Goods & Services, Fashion & E-commerce, B2B Marketplace & Web App. As an immigrant from China, Sarah understands first-hand the challenges and struggles faced by the immigrant entrepreneurs, and she is passionate about supporting and helping them as well as female and minority small business and startup founders to make their dreams come true. Before QEDC, Sarah worked in a marketing and program development role at a startup accelerator in Pittsburgh. She obtained her Master’s Degree in public administration from University of Pittsburgh.