Yao Ge

Yao Ge

Venture Partner

Yao has been engaged in the management consulting, investment and M&A industries for 14 years.

The investment projects she has led and participated in include Bilibili ( listed in Nasdaq in March 2018 with a current market value over $43 billion), Unity ( IPO in NYSE in Sept. 2020. It is the world's largest mobile 3D game engine with a current market value over $28 billion), Douyu ( listed in Nasdaq in July, 2019 with a current market value of about $3 billion), Songguo, Suray, Mo Tian Lun, Liu Bai, Zhui Shu Shen Qi, and Da Shen Quan, among others.

Before joining NGP Capital, Yao was the Managing Partner of Atlas Capital, responsible for fundraising, project investment and team management. Prior to that, Yao participated in the establishment of Nanshan Capital and served as the Managing Director, focusing on the Entertainment and Consumer Industries.

Yao also served as an executive director of Ourpalm Technologies, where she was fully responsible for M&A and minority equity investments in listed companies in the Chinese market. She has led and participated in M&A deals valued at more than 4 billion RMB in total. In addition, she was responsible for the business development and investment strategies of Ourpalm, both at home and abroad. She was in charge of industry analysis for a variety of industries, including VR, advertising, animation, business WiFi, game publishing, and others.

Yao also worked at McKinsey as a senior consultant, where she was responsible for the TMT, retail and public sectors, with major customers including Samsung, Lenovo, China Mobile, South Beauty, the China Ministry of Commerce, the China Ministry of Civil Affairs, and the Sichuan Municipal Government. She was selected to participate in one of the first of McKinsey’s leadership secondment programs.

Yao received a Master's degree in Finance and a Bachelor's degree, with a double major in Economics and Arts, from Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management.



    Investment year
      • JiHu (GitLab)
      • Company: JiHu (GitLab)
      • Description: JiHu GitLab is an out-of-the-box, open DevOps platform.
      • Theme: Digital Transformation
      • Investment year: 2022
      Digital Transformation
      JiHu GitLab is an out-of-the-box, open DevOps platform.
      JiHu GitLab is an out-of-the-box, open DevOps platform built from the ground up as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle. This enables Product, Development, QA, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. JiHu GitLab provides a single data store, user interface, and permission model across the DevOps lifecycle, accelerating the software development lifecycle through industry-leading project management, security, and compliance features. JiHu GitLab is independently developed and operated by JiHu Information Technology (Hubei) Co., Ltd. JiHu was founded under the “Sino-Foreign Joint Venture 3.0” framework and is invested by GitLab Inc., Sequoia CBC, Gaocheng Capital, etc.
      • AgotoZ
      • Company: AgotoZ
      • Theme: Edge Cloud
      • Investment year: 2021
      Edge Cloud
      AgotoZ helps customers optimize network routing in the dynamic, multi-ISP, multi-cloud environments with SDN technologies. The products excel with real time, unpredictable demand with tough requirements on QoS. Through its own virtual networks, the focus is on improving the data transmission in between telcos and in between clouds.
      • Song Guo
      • Company: Song Guo
      • Description: Electric motorcycles
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2018
      Smart Mobility
      Electric motorcycles
      Song Guo is a Chinese company providing electric motorcycles in densely populated Chinese cities.
      • Sensoro
      • Company: Sensoro
      • Description: Bluetooth beacon operator
      • Theme: Digital Industry
      • Investment year: 2017
      Digital Industry
      Bluetooth beacon operator
      Sensoro, founded in July 2013, was one of the first technology companies in the world to research Bluetooth low energy smart sensors and transmission technology and has targeted research into the IoT big data business development sensor technology fields. Sensoro has offices in Beijing, China, Seattle, USA and Japan.
      • MyJob
      • Company: MyJob
      • Description: Online recruiting platform
      • Theme: Digital Transformation
      • Investment year: 2015
      Digital Transformation
      Online recruiting platform
      MyJob (Wodedagong) is a leading Chinese online recruiting platform connecting factories and blue-collar workers in China. The platform is designed for migrant workers who access the internet through mobile phones. By combining both online and offline services, MyJob's platform adopts the emerging O2O pattern, building an “express lane” between enterprises and workers.
      • Meican
      • Company: Meican
      • Description: Corporate catering platform
      • Theme: Other
      • Investment year: 2014
      Corporate catering platform
      Launched in January 2011, meican.com has become the largest online platform to order food for delivery in China. Its online ordering service is available at more than 30,000 restaurants in 4 top tier cities across the country including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, helping tens of thousands of users enjoy delivery food every day. Meican saves corporate clients precious time to focus on what they do by providing a total solution from food ordering and delivery to payment. Meican is headquartered in Beijing, China.