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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.

Established in 1977, Matrix Partners is an American venture capital firm with offices in San Francisco and Cambridge in the US, as well as in Shanghai, Beijing, Mumbai and Bangalore, and has invested in prominent companies like Apple and FedEx. It participates in all stages of investment and, to date, has invested over US$4 billion and has over US$4 billion currently under management. The company has invested in more than 500 companies and was lead investor in over 150. It has seen more than 100 exits. Recent investments include US$11 million in Brightback Series A and in Klook's Series D.

DG Incubation was founded in 2009 as the investment arm of Japanese internet company Digital Garage Group. The firm invests through its Open Network Lab Seed Accelerator Program for its seed-stage portfolio, and through DG Incubation for its early-to-late stage portfolio. DG Incubation gives foundation support to early-stage startups, such as problem identification. For later-stage startups, the firm gives data and analysis and supports the recruitment process, among others. It has offices in Tokyo, Kamakura (Japan) and San Francisco. It has invested in 98 companies to date and has seen 23 exits including companies like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. 

UK-based venture capital firm Notion Capital was established in 2009 by SaaS firm MessageLabs founders Stephen Chandler and Jos White. MessageLabs was sold to Symantec for US$700 million the year before. Notion focuses on European enterprise software startups and has about US$350 million under management. The company has invested in 50 startups with a special emphasis on SaaS and Cloud-based applications. It has managed 10 exits to date including Adbrain and NewVoiceMedia. Its recent investments include GoCardless' Series E round, debt financing for DueDil and in Vortexa's Series A round. 

Founded by Wu Yongming, a co-founder of Alibaba, and Wang Qi in 2015. With nearly RMB 2 billion under management, Vision Plus Capital invests in startups mainly in their Series A and Series B financing rounds.

With a total investment portfolio of €2 million across six companies, Dueto invests primarily in infotech startups. One of its co-founders, João Ranito, was a former partner at Novabase SA, a Portuguese IT company that went public in 2000.

Founded in 2010 and based in Lisbon, eggNEST is a seed capital fund targeting Portuguese startups in the fields of digital marketing and software engineering. eggNEST is partnered with VC firms such as Caixa Capital and Portugal Ventures, as well as accelerators such as Startup Lisboa and Startup Braga, to build the country’s startup ecosystem.

Pathena is a Porto-based venture capital firm founded in 2010 and focuses on IT investments, particularly medtech. Pathena closed its first portfolio fund in 2011, having invested in 10 companies and it launched its current portfolio fund in 2013 worth €56 million.

CRCM Ventures is a unit of US- and HK-listed ChinaRock Capital Management. Headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices in Palo Alto, Beijing and Hong Kong, CRCM Ventures invests in seed and early-stage Silicon Valley and China technology startups, with more than 20 years of experience in public and private investing.

Yunqi Partners was founded in 2014. It currently manages one USD fund and two RMB funds, which add up to about RMB 2 billion worth. The Yunqi team come from a range of sectors: TMT, mobile phone accessory manufacturing, financial services, advertising and video entertainment. Some are senior managers formerly from Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu and Focus Media.

Founded in 2016, SDICVC is a fund management company under State Development & Investment Corp, dedicating itself to promoting the industrialization of advanced technology and innovation in China, with key focus in Clean Technology, New Energy, Advanced Biotechnology, Advanced IT & Electronic Science. SDICVC currently manages 3 major funds, namely, National Science and Technology Major Project Fund, JingJinJi (Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei) Special Fund and High-Tech (Shenzhen) Startup Fund, backing up 30 Chinese startups in the related fields.  

Sky9 Capital is founded by the former co-founder and managing director of Lightspeed China Partners, Cao Darong. As an early-stage venture capital firm, it focuses on investing in TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications), especially Internet innovation and enterprise services. The company has a strong presence in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Silicon Valley in the US.

Antai Venture Builder is co-founded by Miguel Vicente, named “the magician of startups” by the El País newspaper. Its other co-founder is also a well-known serial entrepreneur and publicist Gerard Olivé who has interests focusing on digital businesses. He is one of the most iconic names in the Barcelona startup ecosystem.

Plug and Play Spain is part of Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play Tech Center that runs 12 worldwide vertical acceleration programs. The Spanish accelerator program was launched in 2012 in Valencia. Plug and Play Spain has invested over €25 million in 45 companies with successful exits including Touristeye (Lonely Planet), Ducksboard (New Relic), Stream Hatchet (Millennial Esports) and Otogami (8Kdata).

Founded in 2012, ClearVue Partners focuses on the consumer sector, e.g., new retail, lifestyle, health and wellness and digital consumption. ClearVue Partners typically invests US$10–50 million in growth-stage startups. Investment deals are spearheaded by a team with experience in the US and Greater China and an advisory group of recognized businessmen from the consumer industry. Its headquarters is in Shanghai.

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