Zhen Wang

Financial and Tax Advisor


*Tax, R&D Tax Credits

Based in Pasadena, California, Zhen focuses on helping start-ups with R&D tax credit claims. Zhen has over 11 years of R&D tax credit experience in the US including extensive IRS and State tax audits. Zhen developed a SaaS-based approach for claiming R&D credits for startups with a comprehensive service offering at no upfront cost. Zhen also serves as an advisor to many accelerators and incubators and provides unbiased advice to startups on finance, tax, and operations.

In addition to being a founder at Technology Credit, Zhen is also a co-founder for Cheese Financial, a VC-backed challenger bank that brings rewards to debit card users. Prior to establishing Technology Credit and Cheese Financial, Zhen was with Ernst & Young (EY) US Practice, and EY Greater China’s R&D Tax leader. Zhen is a licensed CPA, with a Master and Bachelor degree in Tax and Accounting from Brigham Young University.