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” consecutively in 2018 and 2019. He was named a “Top 100 Venture Capitalist” by CB Insights in 2019. 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. He believes his entrepreneurial days at UC Mobile play a major role in his ability to empathize with and help founders grow.

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.