Globalization of Startup Companies from China: Perspectives of a VC

Topic: 
Globalization of Startup Companies from China: Perspectives of a VC
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Gates B01
Speaker: 
Hans Tung (GGV Capital)
Abstract / Description: 

Hans Tung, Managing Partner of GGV Capital, will share his perspectives of the evolution of innovation in China and the globalization of entrepreneurs in the world's fastest growing economy. Hans is one of the most influential venture capitalists in China and joined the 2013 Forbes Midas List as one of seven China VCs. In his upcoming talk, Hans will also provide insights into the China-Silicon Valley entrepreneur ecosystem.

 

Please join us on Thursday, November 20th for our eighth session of the quarter on "New Trends in Startup Company Acceleration: Toward the Rise of the Global Startup."

Immediately following the session, we'll have a short-networking reception from 5:30 – 6:15PM.

This session is presented by the US-Asia Technology Management Center, with support also from The Miner Foundation and the Stanford Silicon Valley – New Japan Project.

** Stayed tuned for additional details about our final session of the quarter:
- Thursday, December 4th - Garry Tan, Partner, Y Combinator

Hans joined GGV Capital in 2013 as a Managing Partner, and his investments focus on mobile internet, cross border e-commerce, online education and the gaming industry. Hans led GGV's investment and serves on the board of Wish, a fast growing cross border mobile commerce company, Curse, a popular gaming platform, FlightCar, the world's first peer to peer car sharing company at airports, and Totspot, a mobile marketplace. He is also actively involved with GGV portfolio companies Flipboard and Yodo1. Prior to joining GGV Capital, he was the Managing Partner at Qiming Ventures where he placed an early bet on Xiaomi Tech which was founded in April 2010 and has grown to become one of China's largest electronic companies.