David Zhang
Founding Managing Partner>

Responsible for the overall management of Matrix Partners China, including investment and portfolio management.

David Zhang is a Founding Managing Partner of Matrix Partners China, which is one of the most active venture capital firms that focus on early-stage investments in China. David has led investments in Li Auto (NASDAQ: LI/HK: 2015), Momo/Hello Group (NASDAQ: MOMO), VNET Group (NASDAQ: VNET), Shoucheng Holdings (HK: 0697), Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM), EDAN (SZ: 300206), Guazi, FOR-U, Simple Love, BEAST, etc.

Prior to founding Matrix Partners China, David Zhang served as the Managing Director of the Beijing office for WI Harper, where he oversaw the firm’s investments in China.

David Zhang has been listed in the TOP 10 Venture Capitalists in China by the Zero2IPO Group for five consecutive years and the Best Venture Capitalist in China. He has also been recognized as one of the Most Influential Investors in China and the Best Venture Capitalist in China by Forbes Magazine for three consecutive years.

  • Introduction

    Founding Managing Partner
    Beijing office
    Assistant: Yvonne Xiao

  • Select Investments

    Li Auto (NASDAQ: LI/HK: 2015)
    Shoucheng Holdings (HK: 0697)
    MedicalSystem (SH: 603990)
    Focus media (SZ: 002027)
    EDAN (SZ: 300206)
    Aikang Group
    ForU Group

  • Areas of Interest

    Deep Tech/Advanced Manufacturing, Enterprise Services/SaaS, Healthcare, New Consumer Brands

  • Experience

    WI Harper Group, Managing Director and head of Beijing office
    ABN AMRO Capital, Senior Venture Associate
    Salomon Smith Barney, Analyst
    UCSF, High Throughput Genotyping Project
    Project for muscular sclerosis, Department of Neurology, Research Associate

  • Education

    M.S. in Biotechnology and Business, Northwestern University
    B.S. in Biology, California State University, San Francisco