PE  WI Harper Group

     Office Locations:

50 California St., Ste. 2920
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-397-6200
Fax: 415-397-6280



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Information Technology



    Founded in 1993, WI Harper Group is a venture capital firm that invests in early and expansion stage companies with significant operations in China and aspirations to become global leaders. The firm is an active partner with a track record of over 100 investments in the technology, clean technology and health care sectors. The firm manages seven funds with over $750 million in invested capital from its offices in Beijing, Taipei and San Francisco. WI Harper concentrates its investments in Technology, Clean Technology and Healthcare with a typical investment size of $5M - $15M.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Dr. Yigong Wang Chief Operating Officer
    Ellen Gao Venture Partner
    Francis W. Chen Venture Partner
    Jimmy Lu Executive Managing Director and COO
    Paul Chau Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Circle Pharma
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      Coffee Meets Bagel
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      Cold Genesys
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      Engine Biosciences
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      Full Circle CRM
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      Think Big Analytics
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      Wallaby Financial
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      Wonder Workshop
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