About Us

We are one of the pioneers in technology cross-border growth stage venture investing by leveraging our unique “China Value Creation” strategy

Who We Are

WestSummit is a U.S. focused growth capital venture fund. The firm is founded and operated by a group of investment professionals who were former successful entrepreneurs, CEOs and executives of Nasdaq-listed companies in the Valley and China. With nearly a decade of experience, WestSummit has established itself as one of the premier cross-border venture growth funds globally with strong presence in both Silicon Valley and China. With offices in Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) and China (Beijing), WestSummit is currently investing out of its third flagship Fund. Our funds are supported by some of largest sovereign wealth funds from China, North America and Europe.

What We Invest In

  • Investment Focus
    Enterprise Software / Internet / Mobility / New Media / IoT / Connected Devices / Frontier Tech
  • Investment Criteria
    Category leaders with proven technology and strong barriers to entry; supported by established business model with meaningful revenue and customer traction
  • Investment Stage
    Growth stage expansion capital with equity checks ranging from $10 million to $30 million

Global Network – Our ‘China Angle’

With our global team, we are continually strengthening the bridge between Silicon Valley’s emerging startup network to China’s huge market opportunity and its largest, most successful companies. With over three decades as both operators, entrepreneurs and investors in China, we have built an unparalleled network of CxO relationships. We have a wide network spanning the entire technology ecosystem including Internet, Mobile, Enterprise Software, Hardware, IoT and Connected Devices. We also maintain strong relationships with China’s top banks, investors, government organizations and top universities.

Our ‘China Value Creation’ Platform

With a dedicated team in Beijing, our platform delivers strategic and tactical support for business expansion into the China market providing unparalleled access to prospective customers, partners and capital in China.

Access to China Market

Leverage our unrivaled network in China to facilitate market expansion
We will closely work with management to tailor an appropriate China strategy
Our local Beijing team will help facilitate introductions to relevant strategic customers and partners throughout China
We understand Chinese government local laws and regulatory rules - we can help you to avoid unnecessary road blocks in China

Operational Expertise

Let us unlock the doors to build products more efficiently and hire top talent in China
Ensure manufacturing efficiency and increase product competitiveness
Our deep connections to Tsinghua and other top local Universities gives us access to the best talent and entrepreneur network in China

Strategy & Business Development

We are China market experts – helping navigate legal, financial, and sales & marketing efforts
Access to China Capital – source local funding and create exit optionality by identifying potential M&A and IPO opportunities
Interface with local government to form and fund JVs and develop sales channels