Jenny Lee

Managing Partner
Jenny Lee is a Managing Partner at GGV Capital and is best known for her focus on startup innovation in areas such as EdTech, FinTech, Robotics, and AI. Since 2005 she has been instrumental in helping 10 early stage companies go public on NYSE, Nasdaq, ChiNext, HKSE and SSE STAR Market exchanges, and numerous portfolio companies exit via M&A. Jenny launched GGV’s first office in China in 2005 and re-opened GGV’s Singapore office in 2019. She also leads the firm’s USD fund raising activities.

Jenny is currently a board director with Agora (NASDAQ: API) and sits on the board of innovative private technology startups in the EdTech, FinTech, Transportation, Robotics and AI sectors. Selected past investments include hiSoft (NASDAQ: PACT), 21Vianet (NASDAQ: VNET), SinoSun (SHE: 300333), YY (NASDAQ: YY), Xiaomi (HKSE: 1810), 51credit (HKSE: 2051), WPS (SSE: 688111), ehang (Nasdaq: EH), LAIX (NYSE: LAIX), XPENG (NYSE: XPEV) and UCWeb. Active companies include KEEP, Zuoyebang, Huohua, Momenta, Labster, Tangdou, Tongdun, Clobotics, Avidbots, Sensoro, Geek+, Thunes, etc.

Jenny’s previous operation and finance work experience with Singapore Aerospace, Morgan Stanley and JAFCO Asia enhanced her role as a preferred board member and investor to many entrepreneurs in China. Jenny graduated from Cornell University with an M.S. and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Jenny also sits on the Board of SATS Ltd (SGX: S58), a leading provider of gateway and food solutions.

Since 2012, Jenny has been consistently recognized by the Forbes Global 100 VC Midas list, and the first woman to break the Top 10 in 2015. In 2016, she was named to the Vanity Fair New Establishment list, Fast Company Most Creative People in Business list and is consistently recognized by The New York Times and CB Insights among the top 100 venture capital investors worldwide, ranking #8 among top venture capitalist in Asia. Jenny is also well respected in the Singapore business community and is a recipient of Singapore’s Business China’s Young Achiever Award in 2016, the Business Times’s Outstanding Overseas Executive Award in 2019 and a member of the 2019 Forbes Asia Power Businesswomen 25 list.

Sector Focus

  • Smart Tech

Office

Shanghai

Select Investments

  • 21Vianet
  • 51credit
  • Agora.io
  • AvidBots
  • CDG
  • China Talent Group (CTG)
  • Chushou TV
  • Clobotics
  • Duolu
  • EHANG
  • Farmfriend
  • Geek Plus
  • Huohua
  • Immotor
  • Keep
  • Kingsoft WPS
  • LAIX
  • NIU
  • Pactera
  • Petkit
  • Philm
  • Phononic
  • Sensoro
  • Shield
  • SinoSun Technology
  • Social Touch
  • Tangdou
  • Thunes
  • Tongdun
  • UCWeb
  • Vincross
  • XCharge
  • Xiaobu
  • Xiaozhan
  • YY
  • Yingying
  • Yodo1
  • Zuoyebang
  • koala_reading