YI CAO (CHARLIE)

Mr. Yi Cao is the Founding Partner of Source Code Capital. Mr. Cao was nominated and chosen to join the “Forbes Midas List Top 100” in 2018. In 2016, he was chosen as “40 Business Elites Under 40” by Fortune China and Angel Investor of the Year by Chuangyebang.

Mr. Cao is a seasoned investor with 15 years of experience in venture capital, investment management, entrepreneurship and business innovation. Prior to founding Source Code Capital, he worked at top-tier investment firms including Sequoia Capital China and Ceyuan Ventures, where he led multiple successful investments. His special ability to relate to founders comes from having experienced the passion and challenges of entrepreneurship and start-up operations himself from his time at UC Mobile and Ali’s Dream Castle.

Mr. Cao graduated from Tsinghua University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and is currently completing his EMBA in Tsinghua University’s PBC School of Finance.