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Hans Tung

Hans
Tung

Managing Partner, Silicon Valley
GGV Capital
Hans Tung is a managing partner at GGV Capital, a venture capital firm focused on multi-stage investments in the US and China. Hans joined GGV in 2013 to invest in consumer mobile internet, cross-border ecommerce, IoT, and mobile social communication companies with the potential to scale globally.

He currently serves on the boards of Musical.ly, Wish Xiaohongshu, Poshmark, Operator, and Lively. Hans also led or co-led GGV investments in Airbnb, OfferUp, Slack, Bustle, Prynt, Beautylish, GrubMarket, and Wheelwell.

Hans has been recognized on the Forbes Midas list for five years running (2013-2017), and also by The Founder and CBN News magazines in China as a Top 10 most entrepreneur-friendly VC.

Hans’ prior work experience spans venture capital, startups, and tech investment banking over 18 years. He previously led investments in, or served on the boards of, startups that have since become category leaders in China, including Xiaomi, Mafengwo Travel, Vancl.com, 51fanli, Forgame (HKSE: 0484), eHi Car Rental (NYSE: EHIC), and Domob Ads, which was sold to Blue Focus Advertising (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 300058). Hans joined GGV from Qiming Venture Partners, where he focused on making investments on the ground in China from 2007 to 2013. Previously, he was with Bessemer Venture Partners in Menlo Park, where he helped global players such as Skype expand into China. Hans was also a founding member of two pan-Asian internet startups with roots in Silicon Valley that were subsequently sold to telcos, HelloAsia and Asia2B.

He started his career at Merrill Lynch as an investment banker covering the technology sector in New York and China. He received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

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