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Tencent

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The owner of WeChat, Tencent is China's biggest online entertainment and social network company. While the company is best known for WeChat (with 846 million active users, and counting), online gaming is actually its biggest money-spinner.

Former EVP of Tencent and former CEO of Tencent e-commerce, Wu Xiaoguang graduated with a degree in Synoptic Meteorology from Nanjing University in 1996, and joined Tencent in 1999 as its founding team member. In June 2015, Wu resigned as CEO of Tencent e-commerce and remained as its senior management consultant. Wu is now an angel investor and founded Welight VC in 2015.

Founded by Tencent co-founder Zeng Liqing in 2007, Decent Capital had invested in some 150 companies as of mid-2017. With its roots in Tencent, Decent Capital tends to favor Tencent alumni-entrepreneurs in its investments.

Founded in 2015 by former vice president of Tencent and GM of Tencent M&A, Richard Peng (Peng Zhijian), and former vice GM of Tencent M&A, Kurt Xu, Genesis Capital specializes in growth stage investment of internet startups in China and the US.

One of the earliest backers of Chinese internet firms, most famously Tencent and JD.com, Hillhouse Capital is a US$20 billion fund today. Founded in 2005 by Zhang Lei, a Yale School of Management graduate (the initial US$20 million used to start Hillhouse came from the Yale Endowment), the long-term fundamental equity investor is focused on China and Asia, particularly the consumer, TMT, industrials and healthcare sectors. It manages capital for institutional clients, e.g., university endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds, and invests across all equity stages.

Founded in 1993 by former journalist Hugo Shong (Xiong Xiaoge), a godfather figure in China's VC community, IDG is one of the leading VC firms in China, having invested in some 450 companies (as of end-2015) with over 100 successful exits. Among the biggest names are Tencent, Baidu, Xiaomi, Vancl, Sohu, Ctrip and Qihoo 360.

Wang Lianghu graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a master's degree in 2011. He then joined Tencent and worked as a T3-level engineer. During his four years at Tencent, he focused on the design and R&D of Qzone (a Myspace-like blogging platform). After leaving Tencent, he co-founded Xiaoe Tech in 2016.

Former expert product manager at Tencent, credited for having built QQ’s security product system. Qin was also senior lecturer at Tencent College. He owns nearly 30 Chinese patents and 2 international patents.

A former Tencent and Baidu product manager, Jiang Qing graduated from the University of Electronic Science and Technology. He was a senior product manager at Tencent and a product manager at Baidu.

Bao Chunjian graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2006 with a master’s degree in Computer Science. He then joined Tencent where he worked for nine years on the R&D of major data-related technologies rising to the level of a T4 expert engineer (the highest title an engineer can achieve in Tencent).  In 2015, Bao Chunjian recruited a few former Tencent employees and founded a startup to help blue-collar workers find jobs but that business failed in 2016.  He then started Xiaoe Tech.

Co-founder and Vice President of Tiger Brokers. She used to work for Baidu and Tencent.

Formerly Operation Managing Director at Tencent, Wang Sijing co-founded Gengmei with Liu Di in 2013.

In his nine years at Tencent, Jia Jinlin was at one time heading the operations of the tech giant’s most profitable gaming unit.

Danhe Capital is the investment fund established by Chen Yidan, a Chinese internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Tencent.

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