Hans Tung joined GGV Capital in 2013 as a Managing Partner focusing on consumer/new retail and social/internet investments in both China and the U.S. Hans led GGV’s investment in Musical.ly (acquired by Toutiao) and serves on the boards of Wish, Xiaohongshu, Poshmark, GrubMarket, Lively, Yamibuy, The Mighty, OfferUp and Yellow.
He has invested in mobile social communication companies such as Slack, LimeBike, Bustle, Wheelwell, Peloton, and Curse (acquired by Twitch). Hans is also actively involved with GGV portfolio companies Airbnb, Flipboard, DraftKings, and Yodo1.
Hans’prior work experience spans venture capital, internet startups, and tech investment banking over 18 years. He joined GGV from Qiming Venture Partners, where he focused on investments in China from 2007 to 2013 and co-led the Series A investment in Xiaomi. Previously, he was with Bessemer Venture Partners, where he helped global players such as Skype expand into China. Hans started his career at Merrill Lynch as an investment banker focused on the technology sector andreceived his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.
Hans has been ranked as a top VC on Forbes Global 100 VC Midas List since 2013, ranking twice as Top 20 and was recognized by The Founder and CBN News magazines in the past as a Top 10 most entrepreneur-friendly VC in China.