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Hans Tung

Hans Tung
Managing Partner
GGV Capital

Hans Tung

Podcast: nextbn.ggvc.com; GGV Capital blog: https://www.ggvc.com/insights

Oct 2013 – Now
Managing Partner at GGV Capital
Forbes Midas Lister 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Portfolio spans six cities across the US as well as three continents:

US/West Coast:
Affirm, Airbnb, Coinbase, GrubMarket, Ibotta, Lime, Misfit (acquired by Fossil), Musical.ly (acquired by Bytedance), Offerup, Poshmark, Shelf Engine, The Mighty, Wish

US/New York:
Bowery Farming, Bustle, Domio, Function of Beauty, Glow Concept, Gro Intelligence, Lively (acquired by Wacoal), Odeko, Peloton (Nasdaq: PTON), and StockX in Detroit

China:
Bytedance, Smartmi, Xiaohongshu, Xiaomi

India:
Khatabook, Udaan, Vedantu, Rupeek

Latin America:
Frubana, Loggi

Early investor in Xiaomi Technology, eHi (NYSE EHIC), Dianping in China; Snapdeal in India
GGV: $6.2Bn AUM and 34 IPOs since 2010

Fall 2007 – Aug 2013
Managing Partner at Qiming Venture Partners (Beijing)
Qiming: $200mil Fund 1, $320mil Fund 2; $450mil Fund 3: China-focused VC Fund;
US affiliate: Seattle-based Ignition Partners

2005 – Fall 2007
VP/Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners
started in Menlo Park, and based in Shanghai
BVP: oldest VC practice in the US

2002 – 2004
MIT Sloan, Venture Consulting

1999 – 2001
2 Start-Ups: Hello Asia (co-founder, VP, and MD of Southeast Asia, based in Singapore); Asia2B (EVP of Corporate Development and Marketing – split between HK & Beijing)

1996 – 1999
Associate at Crimson Asia Capital, a $435mil Pan-Asia PE fund
(based Taipei, Taiwan and Singapore)

1993 – 1996
Financial Analyst at Merrill Lynch (M&A – New York; Corporate Finance – HK)

1989 – 1993
Stanford University

Born in Taipei, Taiwan; Parents from Zhejiang & Shandong, China
Moved to Torrance / PV in CA at age 13

Specialties: early stage investing; sector interest: consumer services, e.g. click-and-mortar ecommerce, online games, baby/children products/services, restaurant chains, car rental; and IT-enabled services, e.g. fintech, infotech, cross-border trade enablement