Raymond is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestSummit Capital, a leading global technology growth capital firm focused on helping high growth technology companies access the China market.
Raymond has more than 25 years of investment and entrepreneurial experience in the US and China technology sector. Prior, Raymond was Founding Partner of Taishan Invest, the leading institutional angel fund in China. Earlier, he was also Managing Partner at Navi Capital Partners and a Venture Partner at Northern Light Venture Capital.
Prior, Raymond was the CEO of Linktone (NASDAQ: LTON), the leading wireless value-added services provider in China, where he led the company through a turnaround situation and took the company public on NASDAQ in 2004. Before Linktone, Raymond was a senior executive and entrepreneur at several high-technology companies in Silicon Valley and China, including Founder and CEO of RivalWatch and Founder and CEO of Saratoga Technology Inc.
Raymond is a Delegate Member of the World Economic Forum Davos Global Agenda Council and a former Chairman of the prestigious Tsinghua University Entrepreneur and Executive Club (TEEC).
Raymond serves on the Board of Directors for WSC portfolio companies Unity Technologies and Couchbase, served as a former Board member for Maginatics (acquired by EMC in 2014), and co-led WestSummit’s investment in Twitch Interactive, Inc. (acquired by Amazon.com in 2014), Ximalaya, Inc. and Ninebot, Inc.
Raymond holds a Bachelors from Tsinghua University and a Masters from the Graduate School of China EPRI.
Board & Advisor Roles (6)Update
|Jul, 2016||Unity Technologies||$181M / Series C||WestSummit Capital|
|Mar, 2016||Couchbase||$30M / Series F||WestSummit Capital|
|Apr, 2015||Ninebot||$80M / Venture||WestSummit Capital|
|Jun, 2014||Couchbase||$60M / Series E (Lead)||WestSummit Capital|
|Sep, 2013||Twitch||$20M / Series C||WestSummit Capital|
|Aug, 2013||Maginatics||$17M / Series B||WestSummit Capital|
|Jul, 2011||Unity Technologies||$15M / Series B (Lead)||WestSummit Capital|
BS, Electrical Engineering1978 - 1983
|Jun 26, 2014||FinSMEs - Couchbase Raises $60M in Series E Financing|
|Jun 26, 2014||TechCrunch - Couchbase Adds $60 Million As Big Data Demands Loom|
|Jun 26, 2014||Gigaom - Couchbase rakes in $60 million to improve upon its NoSQL technology|
|Nov 1, 2013||Venture Beat - Couldn't attend GamesBeat 2013? Check out the Twitch archives of every session|
|Oct 21, 2013||Venture Beat - GamesBeat panel spotlight: The next billion-dollar game-investment opportunity|
|Oct 18, 2013||Venture Beat - Check out the full agenda (so far) for GamesBeat 2013|
|Oct 3, 2013||Venture Beat - China's tech sector much healthier than you think -- and the time to invest is now|
|Oct 3, 2013||Venture Beat - Chinese VC: Mobile game investments still in early stage of a boom|