Past Event

Columbia Entrepreneurship Panel in Shenzhen

November 12, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

On November 12th, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Columbia Alumni Association of Shenzhen will host a Columbia Entrepreneurship Panel in Shenzhen, celebrating the initial establishment of the Board of CAA Shenzhen. 

Six Columbia alumni, including Xuchu Lin from Guangzhou Industrial Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd., Yan Jin, from Pure Faith Asset Management (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., Roger Wu from Maison Capital, Joe Wang from CMS Media & Entertainment Investment Management Co., Ltd., Ruifen Xu, from RIC Capital Management and Board Member of CAA Shanghai, and Tristan Xin from Danen Ventures are invited to join the panel discussing the opportunities for financial innovation. Mr. Lin will firstly present a keynote speech. During the discussion, six panelists will share their insights on innovation in investment and financing system, financial innovation and investment trends in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the development of Shenzhen-Hong Kong technology industry. Chuang Pei from Southern Capital Management and CAA Shenzhen will serve as the moderator.

We cordially welcome your attendance at this event!  

The Columbia Entrepreneurship Panel Series is launched by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing. Cooperating with Columbia Alumni Associations in multiple cities, the Beijing Center has successfully held three events in Beijing and Shanghai, with 17 entrepreneurs, investment officers, and investment bankers contributing their knowledge and insights on entrepreneurship and investment. 


Xuchu Lin, General Manager of Guangzhou Industrial Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.

Mr. Lin won "2016 China Private Equity Outstanding Innovative Figure," "2016 Most Innovative Figures in Finance for Excellence," "2016 Outstanding Young Investor in China Equity Investment Industry," "2016 South China Finance Annual Leadership Award," "2016 China Venture-Financial Times China Top Investors," "2017 China TOP20 Investors for Entrepreneurial Spirit," and other honorable titles.  

Yan Jin, General Manager of Pure Faith Asset Management (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Dr. Yan Jin has 19 years of experience in trading global macro strategies with a strong track record. He graduated from Beijing University in 1985 with a Bachelor degree in pure mathematics. In 1995, he received his Doctoral degree in mathematics from the University of Connecticut. He then obtained his second Ph.D. from Columbia Business School with distinction in 1998.

Roger Wu, Partner of Maison Capital

Roger Wu has over 15 years of experience in investment banking and direct investment, prior to joining Maison Capital, his past experience includes: Managing Director at CITIC Securities, in charge of investment and operation, member of Investment Committee; Senior VP at Lehman Brothers Asia, responsible for operating direct investment fund; and Investment manager at Henderson Asia Fund, in charge of investment and fund management. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Columbia University.

Joe Wang, General Manager of CMS Media & Entertainment Investment Management Co., Ltd. and Co-President of CAA Shenzhen

Joe Wang holds a master degree from Columbia University and a bachelor degree from Central University of Finance and Economics, China. He currently serves as the General Manager of the CMS Media& Entertainment Investment Management Co., Ltd. 

Ruifen Xu, Founding Partner of RIC Capital Management and Board Member of CAA Shanghai

Ruifen Xu is the Founding Partner of RIC Capital Management which focus on private equity investment in Mobile Solutions, Sports/Entertainment/Education, Fintech/Big Data and Merge Acquisition as well as high yield return investment strategy. So far RIC Capital Management has invested 45 projects. 

Tristan Xin, Executive Director of Danen Ventures

Tristan Xin is the Executive Director of Danen Ventures. He has leveraged his broad skill set in over a dozen of investment in medical health, consumer upgrade in emerging overseas markets, as well as various mergers and acquisitions, and IPO exits, including Nanjing Vazyme Biotech Co., Ltd., Dongnanhengsheng Medical Technologies Co., Ltd, Getein Biotech, Inc., WOOK (Indonesia), and Bona Education. 


Chuang Pei, Secretary to Chairman of the Southern Capital Management and Secretary General of CAA Shenzhen

Chuang Pei is the secretary to chairman of the Southern Capital Management, a wholly owned subsidiary Southern Fund Management (Southern Fund management and Southern Capital Management's managing capital assets is approximately 875.21 Billion RMB, Including management scale of 391.48 Billion RMB public fund, 253.73 Billion RMB of social security fund, Private account, corporate pension fund; Southern Capital management's managing capital asset is approximately 230 billion RMB, including Private equity, M&A fund, National Equities Exchange and Quotations fund, ABS, Quantitative investment fund and etc). 


Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 

2: 00 p.m. - 4: 30 p.m.



1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   



2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.   

Opening Remarks by Cindy Liu, Co-President of CAA Shenzhen


2:05 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.  

Remarks by Xin Peng, CFO and Executive Director of Columbia Global Centers 


2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Keynote Speech by Mr. Xuchu Lin


2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  

Panel Discussion


3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.



4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Informal Discussion and Mingle


4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Site Visit: China Resources Land Building


Location and Transportation

China Resources Land Building C, Floor 8
Tonggu Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 

China Resources Land Building C, Floor 8


Generously Sponsored By

China Resources Land Building



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