This week, TechNode got a chance to interview with Hans Tung, a veteran venture capitalist who has become the darling of China’s VC industry after making a successful early bet on Xiaomi Tech. After leaving Qiming Ventures in August last year, Tung joined GGV Capital, a cross-border venture capital firm that focuses on China and U.S., two months later in seek of an international platform.

When talking about Xiaomi’s case, Tung said one main reason that driving him to made the investment is Xiaomi’ founder Lei Jun, He said “Lei Jun is a person with logical thinking and reasoning capabilities, and he pays attention to every single detail.”

Tung led investment and serves on the board of Wish, a fast growing cross border mobile commerce company that GGV joined a US$20 million Series B financing this April. Two months later, Wish announced another US$50 million Series C funding led by Founders Fund with the participation of Legend Capital. He is also actively involved with GGV portfolio companies Flipboard and Yodo1.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.