Investment Partners

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Corporate Partners

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Affiliate Partners

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University Partners

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Founding Advisors

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Mrs. Eva Cheng,
Board Member of Nestle

Mrs. Eva Cheng is the President of Our Hong Kong Foundation. Mrs Cheng was the Executive VP of Amway Corporation and Regional CEO of Amway Greater China & Southeast Asia. Currently, Mrs. Cheng is actively involved in public and community service. She is also currently an independent non-executive director of Nestle S.A. and a non-executive director of Haier Smart Home Company Limited.

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Mr. Duncan Chiu,
Co-Founder of Radiant Venture Capital

Mr. Duncan Chiu has been an active investor for over 20 years, with a focus on early-stage investments of technology companies. He is the Convener of Innovate for Future (IF) and the President of the Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council (HKITJC). Through these bodies, he actively promotes Hong Kong's economic transformation with I&T. He is also the Director of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited and the Chairman of HKTDC Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Services Advisory Committee.

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Ms. Christina Gaw,
Managing Principal, Global Head of Capital Markets &
Co-Chair of Alternative Investments
Gaw Capital Partners

Ms. Christina Gaw is a Managing Principal, Global Head of Capital Markets and Co-Chair of Alternative Investments. She works closely with limited partners relating to capital raising and new product developments. Gaw Capital is a real estate private equity firm and has raised six commingled funds targeting the Greater China and APAC since 2005. The firm also manages value-add/opportunistic funds in Vietnam and the US, a Pan-Asia hospitality fund, a European hospitality fund, a growth equity fund and provides services for separate account direct investments globally. The firm has over US$ 34.1 billion in AUM as of Q4 2021. She also serves as Executive Director of Pioneer Global Group (0224.HK) and Independent Non-Executive Director and Member of the Finance and General Committee and the Sustainability Committee of CLP Holdings Limited (0002.HK).

 

Ms. Gaw was named Global PERE’s Rainmaker 30 and one of the Top 10 PERE’s Women of Influence in 2021.

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Mr. Deng Feng,
Founder of Northern Light Capital

Mr. Feng Deng founded Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) in 2005. He currently manages over USD 4.5bn and has led investments in nearly 200 companies, focusing on four main sectors including TMT, clean technology, healthcare and consumer.

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Mr. Danny Lee,
Partner of Blue Pool Capital

Mr. Danny Lee is a partner at Blue Pool Capital who runs global private investments.  He has over 20 years of investment experience spanning venture, growth capital and buyout transactions globally. He serves the community through his role as an independent director at Hong Kong Chinese Women Club College, as a guest lecturer for Columbia Business School, Lingnan University and HKUST, and through his scholarship supporting students at Columbia University, Brooklyn Tech and the United World College.

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Ms. Anne Ma,
Investment Manager of HKSTP

Ms. Anne Ma is an Investor at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation to support a new era of Innovation and Technology for Hong Kong. She focuses on investments in TMT venture and growth stage startups. Prior to joining HKSTP, Anne worked with startups on fundraising and capital market strategies in Asia. She obtained her Bachelor of Physics from Imperial College London and attended an Executive Education program from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Mr. Chris Pipe,
Head of Nestlé Research & Development China

Mr. Chris Pipe, PhD, is Head of Nestlé R&D China, and is passionate about developing foods for a more sustainable future. He has worked at Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, since 2009, and has dedicated over 20 years to innovation and technology, across Asia, Europe and North America. Combining his love of food with an experimental mindset, Chris draws on a rich experience collaborating with universities and start-ups to drive product and packaging innovation for categories including coffee, dairy, confectionery and plant-based foods.

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Mr. Xing Liu,
Partner of Sequoia Capital

Mr. Xing Liu is a partner of Sequoia Capital China. He focuses on investments in TMT and consumer sectors. Mr. Liu has led and participated in Sequoia's investments in VIPshop, Alibaba, JD.com, ZTO Express, Ant Financials, Klook, Dingdong, 7 Days and a number of other TMT and consumer companies.

OUR MENTORS

Dr. Jack Yeung

 

CEO of OIC Capital Limited

Dr. Jack Yeung, CEO of OIC Capital Ltd., a single family office investing on global early stage technology for good startups. One of OIC Capital's investment focus is on foodtech and their portfolio includes Beyond Meats, Ripple Foods, New Age Meats, Doux Matok, and ReMilk. Jack is former Deputy Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Industries, founding chairman of the Hong Kong Startup Council, advisory committee Chairman of the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund, a HK$2 Billion matching fund under ITC, HKSAR, to juvenate the Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem. Jack also sits in the advisory committee of Hong Kong Cyberport and on the board of SVhk, which is a an investor of Green Monday.