Peter is founder and managing partner of Z-park fund, a 30-billion RMB (or 5 billion USD) fund, the largest fund of fund in China by far. He is also EMBA of Tsinghua University PBCSF.
Zhishuo Peter Liu is a top-ranked Chinese angel investor. His investment portfolios include the Internet services company Sohu Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU), and Changyou.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYOU). He is an investor in over 32 technology companies and has invested in six funds. Mr. Liu is also a council member of the Chinese think tank the "Economy 50 Forum."
As an angel investor since 2003, Peter has personally invested over 30 high-tech companies including Guangsha (listed on the China Stock Market) and Lakala, one of the top 3 internet payments companies in China.
As a venture capital partner, Peter has founded 6 venture capital funds including River Capital China which currently manages $400 Million USD in investments and averages 100+ new investment deals per year. These funds have brought together the top 27 Internet/E-commerce companies in China (each with a market value exceeding USD $1 billion) and their 32 top managers as LPs. The fund invests in early stage companies within high growth sectors such as ICT, clean tech, digital health, social media, etc.
As a commercial real estate investor and developer, Peter has invested, developed and established more than 100,000 square meters of Class 5A rated office buildings; an additional 200,000+ square meters are in development.
In 2014, Peter founded the CCAA-China Canada Angels Alliance with 28 individual investors and 11 institutional members who contribute to early stage investments and acceleration activities between China and Canada. By 2016 the CCAA has invested in 25 startup companies in Canada and US, making it one of the top angel alliances in Canada.
Peter is a graduate of the Harbin Institute of Technologyin China with a bachelors degree in Finance and is currently studying in the TsingHua University PBCSF EMBA program.
Industry Expertise (2)
VC and Private Equity
Information Technology and Services
Areas of Expertise (5)
Doing Business in China
Gaming and Mobile Technology
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)
Beijing Youth Federation - Member (professional)
Entrepreneur Advisory Committee
TsingHua University: EMBA (PBCSF), Business (Currently Attending)
Harbin Institute of Technology: Bachelors, Finance
- 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
Event Appearances (1)
Panel: China Angels Mentorship Partnership Overview
OCE Discovery 2015 Conference Toronto
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