Mar 28, 2022
Kathy Xu is the Founding Partner of Capital Today, a $2.5
billion firm that is one of the top venture capitalists in China.
Capital Today strives to help small and mid-sized companies become
the leading brands in China. Over the years, some of their winners
Mei Tuan, VIP Shop, and Ctrip.
Our conversation covers Kathy’s upbringing in China, early
professional career in venture, and start as an entrepreneur. We
discuss her vision for Capital Today, the three ways they help
entrepreneurs, sourcing ideas, working with companies, attractive
investments, benefits of the firm’s evergreen fund structure,
impact of government action on companies, and desirable
characteristics in founders and industries. Lastly, we touch on
competition in the venture landscape in China.