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Ming-Po CAI

Founder, Chairman and CEO
Ming-Po CAI is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Cathay Capital, the leading global investment firm created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs providing a platform bridging 4 continents – Europe, Asia, North America and Africa – to help them to succeed beyond their original borders, accelerating cross-border growth and value creation strategies. Cathay Capital’s team of more than 130 – 26 partners – is based in Shanghai, Beijing, Paris, Munich, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Shenzhen as well as in Tel Aviv, and leverages on Cathay’s unique business model and platform to connect local ecosystems on four continents. Mr. CAI has more than 25 years of cross-border investment experience and deep expertise in developing China-entry strategies for multinational companies, and in globalization strategies for Chinese companies expanding internationally. Ming-Po Cai today sits on the Boards of several Cathay Capital’s portfolio companies and is also Board member of Natixis Group International Advisory. {Mr. Cai also sits on the board of Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Ltd, a joint investment company managing the first Pan-African Venture Fund to connect the whole continent and the world’s leading innovation ecosystems}. Under Ming-Po CAI’s leadership, Cathay Capital has grown to more than EUR 3.8 billion in assets under management and has invested in more than 220 companies across continents, including dozens of star companies such as Suofeiya, Zbom, Meinian Onehealth, Moncler, Poten, Datawords, Aihuishou, Echosens and startups like PDD, Chime Bank, Momenta, Drivy-Getaround, Ledger, Shopal, Trifacta, Glovo, Owkin, and KaiOS. Cathay Capital has a range of nineteen funds in three series: smallcaps, midcaps and innovation. Cathay Capital focuses on industries including consumer goods, healthcare, advanced technologies, TMT and mobility, etc. Ming-Po CAI is a member of the World Economic Forum. He is graduated from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, and EMLYON Business School in France.

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Paris Office
52 Rue d’Anjou
2nd Floor 75008 Paris FRANCE
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Shanghai Office
3001-3002 Kerry Parkside,
No.1155 Fangdian Road Pudong Shanghai P.R. CHINA
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Beijing Office
2317-2318, Beijing Kerry Centre,
No.1 Guang Hua Road, Beijing P.R. CHINA
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New York Office
150 East 52nd Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022 – 4608 – USA
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San Francisco Office
Cathay Innovation
101 Mission Street,
Suite 1630
San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
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Munich Office
Cathay Capital Advisory GmbH
Theatinerstraße 7
80333 Munich GERMANY
Tel: +49 89 26 20 446 10
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Singapore Office
8 Marina View,
#15-07A Asia Square Tower One,
Singapore 018960
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Tel Aviv Office
Cathay Innovation
Hanechoshet St.6
Tel Aviv
Yafo 69710
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