The Midas List comes to RISE

The Midas List comes to RISE

April 16, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

RISE is just three months away. Get your early bird ticket

If you’re a startup and want the chance to meet with some of these awesome investors, you can apply to exhibit at ALPHA. See you in HK in July!


Jenny Lee – Managing Partner – GGV Capital

Jenny has been instrumental in setting up GGV’s presence in China. A self-professed Geek and product investor, she is focused on finding and partnering with disruptive technology companies that can change the traditional business models and create new value for users and enterprises. Jenny has been recognised by Forbes for four consecutive years in the Global Top 100 VC Midas list and most recently in 2015 as the top female venture capitalist. She was #10 on the 2015 Midas list, the first time a woman has broken the top 10 and the highest ranking ever for a woman in the history of the list! Nice work, Jenny. jenny lee


Xiu Xiaopoing – Founding Partner – Zhenfund

Xiu Xiaopoing (Bob Xu) is one of China’s foremost angel investors and founder of ZhenFund. Prior to founding ZhenFund, Xu Xiaoping was a co-founder and the former Vice Chairman of New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private education in China.. He’s considered a legendary figure by millions of young Chinese students studying abroad who were influenced by his writing, teaching and speeches. xu xiapoing  

Peng T. Ong – Managing Director – Monk’s Hill Ventures

Peng T. Ong is one of the most successful technology entrepreneurs from Singapore. He has founded companies like Interwoven, which had a successful IPO on NASDAQ, (acquired by IAC), and Encentuate (acquired by IBM). These three businesses he started now generate annual revenues that total more than $1 billion. Peng is also a passionate music lover and digital hi-fi fanatic with his house being one giant studio. PENG T. ONG   MORE INVESTORS ATTENDING:  
Kai Kux – Managing Director  – Asia Venture Group
Naveen Wadhera – Director – TA Associates
Nicolas Du Cray – Venture Partner – Iris Capital
Piyush Chaplot – Partner – Innosight Ventures
Plern Suraphongchai – Director – Ardent Capital
Karthik B. Reddy – Managing Partner – Blume Ventures
William Klippgen – Managing Partner – Clickstream Ventures
Be among the best startups in the world at RISE by applying for ALPHA. Super early bird tickets are also selling fast. Not long now- see you three months!

About the Author

Anna O'Hare
Anna is a storyteller at heart and is particularly passionate about telling the stories of startups. After returning from a year working in New York City's tech sector, she now writes for Collision, Web Summit, RISE and SURGE.