Foo Jixun

2015

Foo Jixun

Managing Partner,
GGV Capital, China

Foo Jixun is a Managing Partner at GGV Capital and joined the firm in 2006. He has more than 12 years experience in venture capital investing and working with Asian entrepreneurs. Jixun focuses on the online travel, mobile transportation, and online to offline service sectors and currently serves on the board of directors for Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), Youku-Tudou (NYSE:YOKU), Meilishuo.com, MediaV, Aiwujiwu, Douguo, GrabTaxi, Tujia, and Yangche Diandian. He is also actively involved with UCWeb, AAC Technologies, Meihua (600873.SS), and Didi Dache. Prior to joining GGV Capital, Jixun was a Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet Ventures where he led investment efforts in Asia such as Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Longcheer (SGX:L28). Prior to DFJ ePlanet, Jixun headed up the Investment Group with the Finance & Investment Division, National Science & Technology Board of Singapore (NSTB) and was an R&D project group leader at Hewlett Packard before that. Jixun graduated from National University of Singapore with First-Class Honors degree in Engineering and received a M.Sc. in Management of Technology from the University's Graduate School of Business.

Jixun ranked 35th on The Forbes Midas List in 2015, has been annually awarded one of “Best Venture Capitalists” by Forbes China since 2006. In 2012, Jixun was recognized as one of the Top 10 Venture Capitalists by Zero2IPO, and in 2014 was named "VC Professional of the Year" by the Asia Venture Capital Journal.

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