Bob Xu
Bob Xu

Bob Xu

Founder


Bob Xu is the founder of ZhenFund and one of China's most renowned angel investors. His success earned him numerous awards from various institutions. These include "2010's most respected angelinvestor" by Founder magazine, "2011 angel investor of the year” by Entrepreneur Magazine, "Best angel investor of 2012" and consecutively in 2013, Zhenfund, the angel investment vehicle that Mr. Xu Xiaoping founded in 2012, was honored as "China's Best Angel Investment Fund" in 2014 and then 2015.

Bob Xu Xiaoping has held the position of Chairman of China Angel Investment Group, Honorary Chairman of China Youth Angel Investment Group, Chairman of the Angel Investment Expert Committee of China Securities Regulatory Commission. He is also a general secretary of Committee 2005, a group of nationally famous people who all have overseas education backgrounds.

Before founding Zhenfund, Bob Xu Xiaoping co-founded China's largest private English training and test coaching group, New Oriental Education (NYSE: EDU) along with Yu Minhong and Wang Qiang. Together they are regarded as “The Three Horsemen” who helped to drive China’s education toward a new global era.

Addressing topics such as studying abroad, education, career guidance, startups, his presentations, interviews, and writings have had an immense impact on China’s future leaders, particularly those studying abroad. Because of his work at New Oriental, he was recognized by Southern People Weekly as 2006's top 50 most charismatic people, and most notably distinguished in 2004 in Forbes Magazine's "China's top 100 Celebrity List." He also made his debut in 2016 in Forbes Magazine's "Midas List" as top venture capital investors in the world.