Global Investment Summit - James Mi, Amir Gal Or, Christine Tsai and David Su

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world has faced complex challenges including environmental issues, unemployment, and rising inflation. We need a humble attitude and perseverance to deal with the problems at hand.

Through the BEYOND Global Investment Summit, we aim to gather global A-list VCs, either on-site or virtually, to build a network with innovation at its core and advance the development of businesses with the help of their expertise. They will discuss investment trends in the next decade, investment in sustainable tech, change, and adaptation to the post-covid era, how to pace investment and balance between profit and social value, how to overcome challenges during tough times, global perspective of cross-border investment, the role of academic research in investment decisions, and redefining angel investors.

Following the announcement of Hugo Shong and Dr. Kai-Fu Lee’s participation, We are honored to announce the following confirmed speakers to join us on the discussion of the aforementioned topics.

James Mi | Founding Partner of Lightspeed China Partners

James Mi is Founding Partner of Lightspeed China Partners, a leading China-focused venture capital firm with over US$2 billion under management. James’ early-stage investments include listed companies Meituan (HK:3690), Pinduoduo (NASDAQ: PDD), Rong360 (NYSE: JT), Innolight (SZ:300308), Lianluo Interactive (SZ: 002280), etc. He ranks No. 21 on the 2020 Forbes global top 100 VC Midas List.

Prior to founding Lightspeed China in 2011, James was Managing Director with Lightspeed Venture Partners, a leading US venture capital firm with US$8 billion under management. Before Lightspeed, James was Director of Corporate Development for Google, responsible for the company’s strategic investments and M&A efforts in the Greater China and pan-Asian region. James served as Head of Asia Products at Google and Chief Representative of the Google China Representative Office in 2004.

James received a BS in Physics from Fudan University, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, and received executive management training at Stanford University. He holds 14 US patents in flash memory, communications, Internet security, and commerce. James also serves on Princeton University’s Graduate School Leadership Council and Advisory Council of Center for Contemporary China.

About Lightspeed China Partners:

Lightspeed China Partners is a leading China-focused early-stage venture capital fund, focusing on consumer Internet, Internet plus, enterprise services, deep tech, and other sectors. Through its offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong, Lightspeed China Partners manages more than US$2 billion through seven USD funds and one RMB fund. So far, Lightspeed China has invested in the infancy stage of a range of innovative and successful enterprises, including Meituan (HK: 3690), Pinduoduo (NASDAQ: PDD), Xpeng Motors (NYSE: XPEV), and Full Truck Alliance.

Amir Gal Or | Founder & Managing Partner of Infinity Group, Chairman of INNONATION

Amir Gal Or is the Founder & Managing Partner of Infinity Group, the leading Israeli-Chinese Equity Fund. He is the only non-Chinese entrepreneur credited with establishing and leading 20+ locally owned Chinese companies and funds. Amir is also the Chairman of INNONATION – a cross-border platform that bridges Israeli innovation and the world.

Amir was rewarded for his great contribution to China-Israel business relations and innovation, including the “China Government Friendship Award” by the Chinese government in 2017, and the “Jerusalem Award “by the Israeli government in 2019.

Amir received MBA from Tel Aviv University and is a graduate of Harvard University’s Executive Program in Private Equity and Venture Capital. He is a former pilot in the Israeli Air Force and its acrobatic team, where he flew the F-16, F-4, and A-4, etc.

About Infinity Group:

Founded in 1993 and backed by prominent partners and investors such as the China Development Bank and Clal Industries, Infinity Group has a solid reputation as a leading platform for fund management with an impressive track record for sharing the added value of know-how and technology cooperation which has resulted in notable exits from companies such as Galileo, Saifun, Shopping.com, ShellCase, Scitex Vision, Digital China, and Oberon Media, among others. Infinity Group has also made successful investments in tens of leading Chinese companies including WLCSP, I-China Security, United Water, Ya’an technology, Anxin Security, THT, China Medicine, Jiupai Pharmaceutical, Xinbai Pharmaceutical, Harbin 1st Tool, and Ningbo Eston Technology.

Christine Tsai | CEO and Founding Partner of 500 Startups

Christine Tsai is the CEO and Founding Partner of 500 Startups. Since the firm’s inception in 2010, she grew 500 to more than $650 million in committed capital, 2,500+ portfolio investments, 140+ team members, and a vibrant community of founders spanning 77 countries. Christine has spent her entire professional career building and investing in Silicon Valley. Prior to founding 500, she held product marketing and operating roles at Google, focusing primarily on monetization and developer products. Christine holds a B.A. in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

About 500 Startups

Founded in Silicon Valley in June 2010, 500 Startups (also known as “500”) is a global venture capital firm focusing on early-stage deals. As of March 2021, 500 Startups had invested in more than 2,500 start-ups from 77 countries, launched 23 funds with a total scale of more than $650 million, and had social media followers of more than 1.2 million over the world.

Well-known investment cases of 500 Startups include Udemy (the largest education platform in North America with $3.25 billion in valuation), Canva (the largest unicorn in Australia, with $6 billion in valuation), Credit Karma ($7 billion in valuation), Bukalapak (largest e-commerce platform in Indonesia), Twilio ($61.3 billion in market value), SendGrid ($2.6 billion in market value), Grab (the largest unicorn in Southeast Asia, $14.3 billion in valuation), Ipsy, Carousell, Talkdesk, etc.

David Su | Founding Managing Partner of Matrix Partners China

Mr. Xu Chuansheng is the Founding Managing Partner of Matrix Partners China (Previously known as Hellman Ferri), they mainly focus on investments in areas of health care, mobile internet, software services, and other fields.

Since 2000, Mr. Xu Chuansheng has invested in Didi Chuxing Technology Co, Baidu (NSDQ: BIDU), Bona Film Group (NSDQ: Bona), Focus Media (NSDQ: FMCN), XPeng Motors (NYSE: xpev), China Youzan (HKSE: 8083. HK), Kanghui (NYSE: KH), Nanjing King-friend Biochemical Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd’s shares (SSE: 603707) and more.

About Matrix Partners China

Founded in 2008, Matrix Partners is an investment company that focuses on emerging industries. It is one of the most active VCs in the early stage of the Chinese investment market. At present, it has invested in over 700 companies, mainly in medicine and healthcare, hard technologies, advanced manufacturing, consumption, enterprise service, entertainment and mobile Internet.

Some of the notable investments include Didi chuxing,Yuanfudao, Ele.me, Li Auto Inc., XPeng Motors, Zi Hai Guo, Chicecream, and Simple Love Yogurt.


The BEYOND International Technology Innovation Expo in Macao will take place on August 26 – 28, 2021 at the Venetian Macao Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Stay tuned as more speakers will be announced soon. Meanwhile, secure your online tickets here by June 26 to secure your discount.

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