Vincent WENG

Managing Partner, Charisma Partner

Mr. Vincent Weng, a long-term and practical investor, has 20 years of rich experience in venture capital and private equity investment. Many of the companies that he has invested in have successfully listed in the U.S., Hong Kong, and domestic A-share capital markets, creating a substantial return on capital for fund investors LP. Mr. Weng is also a well-known new retail expert in China.

Mr. Weng founded Charisma Partner in 2012 and quickly became a well-known investment brand in the consumer field. Charisma Partner focuses on investment, mergers, and acquisitions in large amount consumption and technology sectors (the new generation of retail, brands, services, technologies). Many of the companies it invested in have become unicorn companies. The core idea of Charisma Partner is to think like entrepreneurs and build as partners. Currently, Mr. Weng serves as a director of Jia Jiayue(lists on the A-share mainboard), and as an independent director of Bailian Group Investment Platform Investment Corporation, and FAW Financial Holdings Corporation.

Mr. Weng served as the Executive General Manager of the Direct Investment Department of China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC). He was mainly responsible for the investment of the companies that were in the growth and pre-IPO stages. Previously, he was an investment director of the US private equity fund, MUS Roosevelt Asia Pacific fund, and was responsible for project selection and investment in China. He began his career in early science and technology venture capital as early as in 1999.

Mr. Weng studied at London City University in the UK and received a master's degree in financial investment management from Cass Business School.

He also taught in the EMBA and EDP courses at Peking University HSBC, Shanghai Jiaotong University and other schools for many years. His new book "The Future of New Retail" which interprets the idea of the new generation of sales, has become a bestseller.