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Richard Chen
Head of China at Vitruvian Partners LLP


Born in Shanghai, China. Richard received his Bachelor of Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

Richard began his career on Wall Street two decades ago, before returning to his hometown Shanghai as the Chairman of Yifei Investment Holdings. Upon his arrival at Yifei Investment, Richard led the firm to an impressive track record from domestic success case Focus Media to global investment projects including Farfetch, Flexport. While at Yifei Investment, Richard co-founded Huangpu River Capital, where he once again put his international background and China market insight to work, leading multiple investment projects such as Grail, BitMain and Montage. Richard also co-founded Dragonfly Capital Partners, the largest global crypto fund of funds. In 2018 Richard joined Vitruvian Partners, the largest technology PE/Buyout fund in Europe, as their Managing Director and Head of China.

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