Source Code Capital, Founding Partner
Mr. Charlie Cao has been a venture capitalist for 14 years, consistently focused on TMT industry. In 2014, he founded Source Code Capital, concentrating on investment themes including "internet +" (internet finance, internet + industrial, internet + services), "AI-enabled" and "global +". Prior to founding Source Code Capital, Charlie worked for Sequoia Capital China for 5 years.
Today, Source Code Capital has over USD 750M and RMB 3B assets under management. Investors of Source Code Capital are world-class sovereign wealth funds, foundations, pension funds, fund of funds and family offices as well as Chinese central government’s guidance funds and state-owned enterprises etc. Additionally, Source Code is known for being the super hub of industrial capital in China, having formed a strategic alliance called "Code Class" which is composed of over 20 new economy leaders in China.
Over the past 3 years since Source Code’s inception, Charlie has received various awards and recognitions, including (being named to) “Top 25 Chinese Investors Ranking List in 2017” by Sina, “40 Business Elites Under 40 in 2016” by Fortune China, “Investor of the Year 2016” by Chuangyebang, “Investor of the Year 2016" by iHeima, “Best Chinese Venture Capital Investors in 2016” by ChinaVenture – Hurun, “Top 10 Chinese Investors in Artificial Intelligence in 2017” and “Top 10 Chinese Investors in Fintech in 2017” by 36kr.