Four power women among China’s top venture capitalists

Four women are high on the Forbes’ list of China’s biggest investors. Xu Xin, founder of Capital Today, was ranked second — the highest ranking of any woman. Xu, 47, has been dubbed ‘queen of venture capital’, after a successful early investment in Alibaba.

‘Women of China’ reports that the other three women are TDF Capital's Tina Ju, GGV Capital's Jenny Lee and DCM China's Ruby Lu, who were ranked 9th, 34th and 46th respectively on the List of the Top 50 People in Venture Capital, published by Forbes China.

Xu Xin of Capital Today has sixteen years of experience in growth capital investment in China. She has led several successful investments in China including 360buy.com, Tudou.com, Ganji.com, Zbird.com, Uzai.com, Netease.com, Inoherb Skincare, etc. Ms. Xu founded Capital Today in 2005 with a vision to help Chinese entrepreneurs build number one brands in China and a focus in the consumer, retail and Internet sectors. In 2004, Ms. Xu was selected one of the 25 most influential people in Asia by Business Week.

Previously Ms. Xu was the China Head and Managing Director at Barings Private Equity Asia Limited. Prior to that, Ms. Xu was an investment manager in Peregrine Direct Investments in Hong Kong, a senior auditor at Price Waterhouse in Hong Kong and a manager in Bank of China in Beijing.

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