Prior to AlphaX Partners, Chuan Thor was one of the founders of Highland Capital Partners, partner and the committee member of GIC.
He founded Highland Capital Partners China in 2007. And he was in charge of investments both in China and the US, post investment management, team building, and global fund raising and project exits. In May 2016, he founded AlphaX Partners with Yu Guangdong and Yao Yaping. They aim to create a new pattern of Chinese venture capital investment.
His famous investment cases include Qihoo 360, 6Rooms, Tuniu, NETENTSEC, Chushou TV, 360 Enterprise Security Group and so on.
His awards include “Top 100 Investors in China Of 2016” announced by Zero2iPO Group, “Top 100 Investors in China Of 2018” announced by 36Kr and so on.
The Founding Partner
As the senior vice-president and the product owner of Qihoo 360, Guangdong Yu took charge of developments of many products that involved hundreds of millions of users. He is a professional in internet corporation management, product operation and marketing. And he equips with 12-year experience of senior management and investment. He is familiar with technology, internet and start-up company operation. Among Chinese internet professionals, he is well-connected and powerful.
His remarkable investments include Gaosi Education, PMCAFF, 360 Enterprise Security Group, Haodai, MediaV and so on.
He has elected as “Commercial Innovative Influence Of The Year” by ECI Festival.
The Founding Partner
Yaping Yao has worked in Baidu's investment and acquisition department, and has participated in Baidu’s 300-million-dollar strategic investment related to companies including Qunar, Anjuke and so on. He has identified LianJia and then worked as an exclusive financial to help them complete the A round financing. From 2007 to 2008, he helped JD.COM, 58.COM and some other companies to finance.
His typical outstanding investments include Qunar, Anjuke, Hylink Digital Solution, 7k7k, Gaosi Education, Tuanche, Dajianhui, Kilakila, 360 Enterprise Security Group and so on. In 2018, he was elected as “2018 Top100 China's Best Venture Capitalist” which was selected by Forbes China.
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