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Wei Zhou
Founding Managing Partner at China Creation Ventures

Profile

Wei Zhou is the Founding Managing Partner at CCV. Before starting CCV, Wei was Managing Partner at KPCB China as a founding member and led its digital practice group in Greater China.

Leading the top-tier Silicon Valley VC China fund for 10 years, Wei backed companies at early stage including JD.com (NASDAQ: JD), CreditEase (NYSE: YRD), Rong360 (NYSE: JT), Himalaya FM, Yixia.com, Tan Tan (acquired by NASDAQ: MOMO), VenusTech (SZ: 002439), Manzuo.com (acquired by SuNing), ULUCU (NEEQ: 837110), Miaozhen Systems (Mininglamp Technology), Asia Innovation Group, Scinor Water (acquired by TRCE: 300332), KJY Water (NEEQ: 835159), and Arrail Dental. After establishing CCV, Wei invested JD Digits, Shukun Technology, Yunhu Health, Dingdong Class, Perfect, Ice Kredit, Zuzuche, Veer VR, Menya, Joyrun, and Cowa Robot. Wanka Online (HKSE: 1762) went public less than 18 months after CCV’s series B investment.

Before joining KPCB China as a founding member, Wei was the CEO of Shanghai Hanbo Tech Co., a leading e-payment solution provider, which was later successfully acquired. Prior to that, Wei held senior positions at Start Computer Group (SH:600734) since 1994. As the youngest executive, he grew from a regional operation leader to the supervisor of the entire e-payment ecosystem and corporate M&A. He led the company throughout its startup stage, IPO, to the following years of fast growth.

Wei has ranked Top 16 on Forbes China 2019 Top 100 Best Venture Capitalists and has been named among China’s Top 20 Best Venture Capitalists by Forbes China for three years. Wei has been honored as China’s Top 30 Most Influential Venture Capitalists by Fortune, China’s Top 10 Best Venture Capitalist by CV Awards, China’s Top 10 Influential Investors by Huaxing Group, and China’s Top 50 Founding Partners Voted by Fund of Funds by FoF Weekly.

Wei serves as a governor and treasurer of China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (“CVCA”). Wei holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Agenda Sessions

  • Chinese venture capital: reflections on the trade war and COVID-19

    11:15
  • Sparks of hope: the real opportunities in China

    09:00