Partner, China Growth Capital
Wayne is a Partner at China Growth Capital, an early stage investor in internet-enabled economies with a focus on fintech, enterprise and emerging consumer trends. Prior to joining, he was a Partner at Bertelsmann Asia Investments where he led investments into iClick Interactive, Mogujie, Douban, domob (sold to BlueFocus SZSE 300058) and Hoolai Games etc. Prior to BAI, Wayne was a Partner with WI Harper Group, a cross border early stage investor in technology and healthcare where he led deals of Maxthon, Go Mobile (NASDAQ: GOMO), Mapbar (sold to NASDAQ: RENN), ChIVD (sold to Actis), Edan Instrument (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 300206) and Innovation Works (now as Sinovation Ventures). Wayne started his investment career as the China Consultant to Piper Jaffray's equity research team. Prior to Piper Jaffray, he was a co-founder of a Bluetooth start-up funded by Mobile Internet (Asia). Wayne grew up in Beijing with a B.A. in Economics from Peking University.
China Growth Capital is a very active early stage venture investor with strong interest in Financial Services, Enterprise and Consumer. We currently manage $650M in AUM, backing companies from seed stage to early growth. Notable portfolio companies include SMZDM, ONE, Xiachufang, Tongbanjie, FraudMetrix and 700bike etc.