James is a Director of Sky9 Capital. James is a serial entrepreneur with nearly 10 years of experience in the internet sector and two successful exits. He focuses on a number of key areas, including consumer, ecommerce, OMO and social networking. His prior investments include ShanXiuXia.
James started his professional career with Baixing.com, where he was responsible for the marketing and operations of the company’s second-hand marketplace. He then joined the core leadership team of Hotelvp.com (later acquired by JD.com), where he was in charge of overall marketing and operations. He successfully acquired over 3 million users using a very low cost of customer acquisition. James then founded Yiqi, a social networking app which was acquired after two rounds of funding. In 2016, James joined Huishoubao, a leading mobile phone recycling platform, as VP of Marketing. During his tenure there, he led Huishoubao’s investment into Shanxiuxia.
James holds a bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University with a major in Naval Architecture, Ocean & Civil Engineering.