Yao Ge

Yao Ge

Partner

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

The investment projects she has led and participated in include Bilibili (listed in Nasdaq in March 2018 with a current market value of app. $4.95 billion), Douyu (about to go IPO with a current market value of about $4.6 billion), Unity (the world's largest mobile 3D game engine, with a previous valuation of $2.6 billion), 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.

Read Yao's interview here.

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    Company
    Theme
    Description
    Investment year
      • Sensoro
      • Company: Sensoro
      • Description: Bluetooth beacon operator
      • Theme: Mobile Technologies, Other
      • Investment year: 2017
      Mobile Technologies, Other
      Bluetooth beacon operator
      2017
      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: Intelligent Enterprise
      • Investment year: 2015
      Intelligent Enterprise
      Online recruiting platform
      2015
      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: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2014
      Smart Mobility
      Corporate catering platform
      2014
      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.

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