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Zhishuo (Peter) Liu - China Canada Angels Alliance - CAMP Program. Beijing, ON, CA

Zhishuo (Peter) Liu

Co-Founder & President | China Canada Angels Alliance

Beijing, ON, CANADA

China Canada Angels Alliance





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Discovery 15: China Angels Mentorship Program - An OCE & CCAA Partnership CCAA Internet Version (May 12)



Zhishuo (Peter) Liu is one of the most successful investors in China. His portfolio has recently hit a major milestone with over 20 companies at $1B+ valuations with 6 companies gaining 100x investment returns. He is a graduate of the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) which is referred to as the “MIT of China” due to its dominant reputation in Science & Engineering research within the country. HIT is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the country with a focus on science and engineering. Mr. Liu is also a member of Tsinghua PBCSF in EMBA Phase IV.

Mr. Liu has served on a number of investment and economic advisory committees and boards. His early and later-stage investments include:

River VC (ZRC Venture Capital Fund) with Chinese Yuan ($85 million US dollars), investing globally in early-stage high-tech ventures. ZhongGuanCun Longmen Fund ($10 billion Chinese Yuan / $1.47 B USD under management)
Investor in innovation enterprises in Zhongguancun Science Park) ZhongGuanCun M&A Fund (11.9 billion Chinese Yuan / $1.75B USD under management)

Major companies that Mr. Liu has invested (by individuals and through investment institutions) contain ChangYou, Lakala, GONN Network, Xpeng Automobile, Applyboard, Infervision, Idriverplus Technology Co., Ltd., JOY WING MAU, QiAnXin, Dingdang Health, New Journey Hospital Group, DeepWise, etc.

Mr. Liu is also an active member of numerous entrepreneurial-related public programs and is also a philanthropist. His social and philanthropic activities include ZhongGuanCun U30 (a program to promote the innovation and entrepreneurship of youth); and as a Sponsor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Liu’s work in Canada includes active support for the China Canada Angels Alliance (CCA) - An China-Canada cross-border exchange platform for startup entrepreneurs. CCAA was recognized as Canada’s most active angel institution by NACO in 2015. CCAA has also been the sole partner of OCI (Ontario Center of Innovation) to China since 2015. CCAA has invested 40+ companies in Ontario, Canada to date. CCAA is a pioneer in helping invest in new immigrants’ startups in the Canadian market. One of CCAA’s earliest investments in Canada was Applyboard in Waterloo, which has now grown to be a world-class company - one of 20 unicorn companies in Canada.

Industry Expertise (2)

VC and Private Equity

Information Technology and Services

Areas of Expertise (5)

Angel Investing


Startup Acceleration

Doing Business in China

Gaming and Mobile Technology

Accomplishments (4)

Chinese Economists 50 Forum - Entrepreneur Director (professional)

The forum is a famous public academic organization, gathering 50 famous economists. The forum is recognized as the top Chinese economic policy think tank.

Beijing Zhongguancun Angel Investors Association - Executive President (professional)

Beijing Zhongguancun is the equivalent to Silicon Valley in China

Beijing Software Industry Association (professional)

Executive President

Beijing Youth Federation - Member (professional)

Entrepreneur Advisory Committee

Education (2)

TsingHua University: EMBA (PBCSF), Business (Currently Attending)

Harbin Institute of Technology: Bachelors, Finance

Affiliations (7)

  • River Capital China - Founder
  • China Canada Angels Alliance - Founder & President
  • Beijing Warm Foundation Donor
  • Siyuan Focus Foundation for Children with Congenital Heart Disease - Donor
  • Toronto Symphony Sponsor
  • Bayview Glen School Toronto - Donor
  • Valley River Capital -San Jose

Languages (1)

  • Mandarin

Event Appearances (1)

Panel: China Angels Mentorship Partnership Overview

OCE Discovery 2015 Conference  Toronto




  • Keynote
  • Panelist

Partnerships (1)

CAMP Program (China Canada Angels Alliance)

Ontario Centers of Excellence CCAA


For Canadian companies looking to expand in the world’s largest and fastest growing market, CAMP offers a unique platform with the following benefits: - Build your Network (Partners, Mentors, Government Representatives) - Gain a deeper understanding of key global market trends and opportunities - Meet leading Chinese VC and angel investors - Visit with top companies in China to gain valuable on-the-ground perspective - Work with leading investment and industry mentors - Learn valuable cultural insights about the Chinese market - Join an expanding CAMP community of entrepreneurs and mentors - Receive ongoing support for market expansion in China

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