Managing Director, Shanghai Electric Venture Capital
Headed up his team, Mr Yao mainly focus on investments in early-growth stage tech deals around the world and on cross border tech related transactions. The aim is to help with commercialization and business expansion in the Chinese market. Shanghai Electric is one of the largest equipment manufacturing conglomerates in China. Shanghai Electric VC invests in the areas of renewable energy, environment protection and other cleantech related fields, smart grid, automation & smart factory, oil & gas equipment and medical devices. Shanghai Electric VC has a variety of resources to help start-ups expand their business in the Chinese market. Before joining Shanghai Electric VC, Mr. Yao has served as an investor in both leading US VC firms and domestic ones.