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Backed by Israeli-Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, Apoletto Asia is managed by Russia’s DST Global, a VC firm that funds late-stage internet startups.

With offices in Beijing and Hong Kong, Primavera Capital Group focuses on private equity investment and helps businesses with corporate restructuring and non-performing assets handling. It was founded in 2010 by Fred Hu (Hu Zuliu), who worked at Goldman Sachs from 1997–2010 and served as the bank’s chairman for Greater China from 2008–2010.

In 2014, He founded and angel invested in Xpeng Motors. He also participated in the company’s 2018 Series B+ financing round. In 2015, He made an angel investment in DayDayUp, an incubator and accelerator.

K11 is a shopping mall brand based in Hong Kong. It was founded in 2008 by entrepreneur Adrian Cheng. Cheng’s family owns and controls Hong Kong conglomerate New World Development, which deals mainly in property, infrastructure and services, department stores and hotels, and jewelry group Chow Tai Fook.

After earning his MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Zhang worked as an advisor at American Management Systems, an IT consulting firm based in the US. In 2003, he founded Dianping.com, one of China’s biggest online lifestyle services providers, and served as CEO and chairman until 2015. After Dianping.com merged with group-buying giant Meituan in 2015, Zhang became chairman of Meituan-Dianping.

Established in 2014 as a private equity firm, Hawthorn Investment engages in equity investment, M&As and capital management. It invests mainly in the emerging automotive technology, healthcare, high-end manufacturing, culture and sports sectors.

Foresee Capital was set up as the asset management division of Phoenix Finance, an investment platform under Hong Kong-based Phoenix Television, in 2014. In 2017, it became the independent firm Beijing Foresee Asset Management Co., Ltd. As of Q1 2018, assets under management have exceeded RMB 69.5 billion, including fixed-income investment, real estate equity, private equity and overseas investment.

Fosun RZ Capital was founded as the investment arm of the Fosun Group in 2013. Formerly known as Fosun Kinzon Capital, the firm changed its name in 2017. With assets of over RMB 10 billion under management, the firm invests mainly in the internet, finance, education, healthcare, automotive, consumer products and business services fields. Headquartered in Beijing, Fosun RZ Capital has branch offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Silicon Valley, New Delhi, Bangalore, Lagos, Jakarta, Singapore, among other locations.

An experienced entrepreneur in internet business, Wen Chu founded the online community for media professionals No4media.com in 2001, the Guangzhou-based Click.com.cn in 2003, and the mobile entertainment website Moabc.com in 2005. Click.com.cn was acquired by the NASDAQ-listed company PACT in 2004. In March 2008, he founded the Great Wall Club (GWC), a communication platform for entrepreneurs and startups that has initiated and organized events such as the annual Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) since 2008 and the startup competition G-Startup Worldwide. He currently is the president and CEO of GWC. He invested Xpeng Motors as an angel investor in 2014.

The municipal government of Wuhan launched Wuhan S&T Angel Venture Fund in September 2013. With RMB 300 million under management, the fund is operated by Wuhan S&T Angel Venture Fund Management Co., Ltd. It invests mainly in the information technology, new materials, advanced equipment manufacturing, biomedicine, new energy, automotive, energy conservation, environmental protection and modern agriculture fields.

Cloud Angel Fund was co-founded by China Broadband Capital, Sequoia China, Northern Light Venture Capital, GSR Ventures and Wu Capital in 2013. It operates as a VC firm and invests mainly in early-stage startups in China.

Volkswagen Group China is a division of German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen Group. Volkswagen Group China produces, sells and services cars, engines and transmission systems, as well as other parts and components. It runs more than 2,000 authorized dealerships and has 360,000 dealers on staff. Volkswagen Group China and its joint-venture companies plan to invest €15 billion by 2020 in developing autonomous and new energy vehicles.

Castel Capital is a privately-owned Dutch venture capital and equity platform. The company also works with co-investors and private family offices to build bespoke investment portfolios. Castel focuses on both tech and non-tech business opportunities across Europe. Seed funding of €100,000–€500,000 and Series A rounds of €500,000–€1 million are generally available for tech deals. Castel has a hands-on management approach and seeks to add value to the portfolio companies. The firm has invested in 10 startups in diverse sectors like digital health, fintech and transportation.

Bojiang Capital was founded in Shanghai in September 2005. The investment management group has branches in Hong Kong, Beijing, Zhejiang and Shenzhen. It also has offices in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles in the US.Bojiang mainly invests in the primary equity market and focuses on high-tech young companies in the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) industry, big data, artificial intelligence, corporate services, fintech, new materials and culture. 

Founded in Shenzhen in 2013, Topsailing Capital is mainly involved in venture capital and private equity funding of diverse industry sectors like culture, entertainment, big data, intelligent manufacturing, agriculture, environmental protection and medicine. 

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