About David Zhang
David Zhang co-founded Matrix Partners China with the belief that being based in China is critical to successfully investing in young, entrepreneurial companies in the region. “International investors who visit China every now and then cannot have a local perspective, and they are too slow to react to the local opportunities,” he says.
As a Founding Managing Partner of Matrix Partners China, he is responsible for investments and operations, including investing in a number of leading companies, such as Bona Films (NASDAQ: BONA), 21ViaNet (NASDAQ: VNET), Edan Instruments (SZ: 300206), Cheetah (NYSE: CMCM), Career International, Umeng, Liebo, Momo (NASDAQ: MOMO), and others.
About Harry Man
In 2008, Harry joined Matrix Partners China as a founding member of the team with a focus on investments in Artificial Intelligence and Internet Finance. Prior to Matrix, Harry is a Partner at WI Harper Group and led investments in their China office in the TMT sector. Before WI Harper, Harry led the corporate development teams of two US listed internet and mobile companies, and helped Linktone Ltd. (NASDAQ: LTON) and chinadotcom (Nasdaq: CHINA) in their investments in various sectors respectively. Harry started his career as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen in 1998.
Harry has been investing in China since 2000, and always focuses on early stage internet and mobile sectors. During the past 15 years, Harry led investments in Momo Technology (Nasdaq: MOMO), 21Vianet (Nasdaq:VNET), Sungy Mobile (Nasdaq: GOMO), iKang (Nasdaq: KANG), Editgrid (sold to Apple), Mapbar (sold to RenrenNasdaq:RENN), UMeng(sold to Alibaba Group), Koudai and Kuaidi.
About Michael Zuo
As one of founding members, Michael brings to Matrix Partners China rich investment experiences. He joined WI Harper after graduation in 2002, and played an instrumental role in WI Harper’s investment in Focus Media in 2004, working with David Zhang. Michael has been ranked by Zero2IPO as one of the top 10 rising stars of China’s Venture Capital Industry in 2006.
Within Matrix Partners China, Michael is heavily involved and had led investments in Cheetah Mobile, Baofeng, Liepin, Yuantiku, To8to, Anjuke, Babytree, 36Kr, Beisen, OneAPM.
About Huadong Wang
Huadong Wang is a Partner of Matrix Partners China, focusing primarily on investments in Artificial Intelligence, new content for young internet users and Healthcare.
Prior to his involvement in venture capital, Huadong was a Senior Editor of Sohu IT Channel, focusing on mobile Internet reports and offline developers’ salon. Before that, he worked in Yahoo! China as a virtual community operations specialist.
About Zhuyan Li
Zhuyan Li is an associate at Matrix Partners China. He is responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities in New Technology sectors, including Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality.
Before joining Matrix Partners China, Zhuyan has more than three years working experience as a product manager in Baidu.com (NSDQ: BIDU). He majored in product management and design, and owns extensive ideas in fields of Search Engine, Wireless and Personalized Recommendation. Zhuyan graduated from BUPT and received a bachelors degree in Communication Engineering. In his spare time, Zhuyan devotes himself into TMT start-up salons and NGOs. He established an organization called TMT-Salon with several friends. On the other hand, he is a senior volunteer of Junior Achievement with four years experience.
About Matrix Partners China
Matrix Partners China is committed to building long-term relationships with outstanding entrepreneurs and helping them build significant, industry-leading companies.
Affiliated with Matrix Partners, a premier U.S. venture capital firm, Matrix Partners China was founded in 2008 to focus exclusively on investments in China.
Since its inception in 1977, Matrix Partners has made hundreds of investments and played an active role in the development of many successful businesses, 50 of which went on to IPO, and 75 of which have gone on to profitable M&A events. The firm consistently ranks in the top venture firms in terms of returns to its investors.
Matrix Partners China combines local knowledge with global experience and vision. Our team consists of both former entrepreneurs and experienced investors. Our past successes include Focus Media, Eachnet, and Baidu, among others. We invest across multiple sectors and stages.