China's Venture Capital System and Investment Decision-making

China's Venture Capital System and Investment Decision-making


  • Wei Zhang

During the past 11 months, 9 VC-backed firms from China have successfully brought their IPOs to NASDAQ. Now that the VC industry in China is heating up, Dr. Zhang will address the following topics: What is the evolving structure and system of the venture capital industry in China? What is the investment process and how do international VC firms make decisions when investing in China? Why have several VC firms outperformed others? What challenges lie ahead?

About the Speaker

Dr. Zhang is an Assistant Professor at the School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University. During Fall 2004, he is a Visiting Fellow at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Professor Zhang's research interests focus on venture capital and entrepreneurship in China. He received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in engineering and Ph.D. in Management from Tsinghua University.