ZWC Ventures(ZWC) is a USD fund focused on early-to-mid stage investments, providing startup companies with capital and value-added services. It focuses primarily on the TMT and consumer sectors, with strong resources and experience in media, internet, fashion, retail, etc. Specific investment themes include new technologies, consumer spending upgrade, artificial intelligence, as well as the digitalization of media and consumer spending habits. The fund mainly invests during the Seed, Series A and B stages.
Paradigm shifts that have upgradeduser habits and commerce platformsshall alter and enable generational lifestyle habits. As one of the most populous countries in the world, China is undergoing an eruption in purchasing power and tremendous economic advancement. ZWC seeks to contribute to the wave of lifestyle and technological changes and achieve mutual benefits for all.
HGI FINAVES China Fund and ZWC’s history is intertwined, and has partnered together with CEIBS in 2012 to provide a learning and development platform for entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial MindsetZWC subscribes to a “synergistic” mindset when seeking out entrepreneurial, exciting and outstanding partners. All of the founders of the fund are either successful entrepreneurs or leading business figures in their respective fields. Understanding that entrepreneurship is a trying journey, ZWC aims to pass on a wealth of experience to a new generation through the eclectic yet complementary strengths of the group.
Symbiotic PursuitZWC’s management team is based in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, and composed of partners with significant experience in both domestic and overseas investments. The group holds a competitive advantage in cross-border business dealings, with broad resources in China, Southeast Asia and North America. ZWC and the family of portfolio companies could achieve synergies through their experiences in both domestic and overseas endeavors.
Operationally DrivenZWC pays tremendous attention to the growth of the entrepreneurs, with all of the investment partners able and willing to spend time and effort to become advisors to the companies. Through the role of an operational investor, ZWC aims to provide significant value-add and resources beyond just the dollar sign.
Service OrientedZWC’s group of founders and shareholders have the resources and sector expertise to add value, assist in marketing, attract talent, expand operations and help grow the family of portfolio companies.