This is the first post in our series: Meet China’s Midas, where we will talk to a mix of Chinese investors who have made successful investments in China’s growing tech space. Stay tuned over the coming one month as we talk to Chinese investors from Beijing to Shanghai about what it take to be a Midas in China. You can follow our updates at @technodechina for new stories in the series. 

China has formed a venture ecosystem full of its own character and tech entrepreneurs, spurred by the past year’s O2O craze and drone innovations, to this year’s WeChat business ecosystem and internet celebrities. This could not have been possible without a strong backbone of Chinese investors. There are a total of 14 partners covering China that made it to the 2016 Forbes Midas list.

Among these outstanding visionaries, James Mi, the co-founder and managing director of Lightspeed China Partners, is ranked 50th on List of Top 50 Venture Capital Investors in China. The previous director of corporate development for Google had made successful investments, including Rong360 and MediaV.

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Eva Yoo

Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com