About

Empower Investment was founded in 2012 in Shanghai, China. Our investment covers early-stage ventures, mid-stage growth and securities in the public market. With our headquarters based in Shanghai, our company established branch-offices in Beijing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou and Chengdu. We have invested over 150 high-tech high-growth companies on a global scale covering regions including China, U.S, India, South Korea, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Our portfolio companies include fast growing industries such as internet, AI, big data, automation & robotics, financial technology, cultural creativity, advanced materials and healthcare.

Our team has extensive experience in both deep technologies and financial services including internet, computer science, electronic engineering, materials science, auditing and investment banking. Some of our team members were serial entrepreneurs. With our candidness and empathy, we are eager to find and partner with those most visionary, determined and down-to-earth entrepreneurs. It always brings us great excitement and pleasure to build the bright future with them.

Commentary

As a professional and dedicated fund management team, Empower Investment is definitely one of the most outstanding firms that I’ve ever seen. I’m sure that they can constantly bring greater value to both investors and entrepreneurs.

- Founder of ZhenFund and New Oriental(NYSE:EDU)/Xiaoping XU

Empower Investment is an experienced team that I admire in VC industry, and also at the same time typifies the new generation of entrepreneur: They’ve been bringing us surprises by working diligently. They are Entrepreneurs behind Entrepreneurs.

- Founder and CEO of China Renaissance/Fan BAO

Empower Investment is a prominent venture capital firm which expertizes in early stage investment, and fully understand and respect entrepreneurs as well.

- Chairman of Meitu (HK:1357)/Wenshang CAI

Team

  • ShuJun Zheng
  • Kevin Zheng
    Partner
  • Sara Tong
  • Andy Wu
  • Min Zhang
    Managing Partner
  • Harry Yu
    Managing Partner
  • Flayia Zhai
  • HuanXing Ding
  • Joe Peng
  • ChunLong Qu
  • Jesse Yang
  • Sheng Zhong
  • Hua Zhang
  • Tenten Zhu
  • Danny Yang

Portfolio

Cenntro Motors
LinkPlay
JuXinLi
9Zhi
Moji Weather
QTZ Network
JC House
NetQuantum Finance
Hyperloop One
Rotex
Cobot
Juma Logistic
MicroSeer
TaoDangPu
ComprehendAI
Terark
Haodai
Lis99 Outdoor
WestWell
LinkSprite
Datall
YouMyWealth
Vinux
COWA
eCat
Insight Robotics
MlKey
WaterRock
MediShare
Fittime
SC Tech
WanBiao
a°kitchen
ChunShuiTang
BaoYu Game
LiWeiJia
Youjia
ZhangJiang Game
XiuMeiJia
XieYiFei Game
Stock Radar
XiaMi Game
DeerTing
Acton
LAYABOX
ChaoYue Game
ChuangYou Game
ZDream
U-bicycle
YHSH
DeepGlint
Bangmart
Milk Busket
XinXin EDU
RebatesMe
Planty
Qitan
Hopstem
YG
CreditFamily
Delta Entropy
Webeye
CyanPower
Anpac
Qilan Bio
Yonghao
Spruce
Cricnwin
Deeptech

Media

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近十多年间,在人口成本逐渐上涨以及工业转型升级需求的拉动下,我国工业机器人的需求进一步提升。根据前瞻产业研究院发布的《2018机器人产业发展研究报告》,2018年,全球机器人市场规模达到298.2亿美元,2013至2018年的平均增长率约为15.1%。其中工业机器人市场规模达168.2亿美元,占比为56%。