Simon Ho

Chief Financial Officer at IDG Capital

Simon Ho

Simon Ho

Chief Financial Officer at IDG Capital

Biography

Simon Ho

Simon Ho has over 15 years of experience in banking, finance and direct investment. Before joining IDG Capital, Simon was a Senior Manager of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Toronto, Financial Controller of the Bank of Bermuda, Hong Kong, and a Director of Crosby Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd. He was also a core member of Crosby's China team, managing a London-listed private equity fund, and the China Investment Corp where he helped manage investments. Simon received an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has obtained several accounting designations in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and Canada.

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IDG Capital

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Co-Chairman at IDG Capital

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Venture Partner at IDG Capital

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Vice President at IDG Capital

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Vice President at IDG Capital

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Education
MBA

CUHK Business School is a private company headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The firm develops business leaders.

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Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all around the world. CUHK graduates are connected worldwide through an extensive alumni network. As a top university in Hong Kong and Asia, CUHK aims to nurture students with both specialized knowledge and wisdom for life. The education experience here is distinguished by a flexible credit unit system, a college system, bilingualism and multiculturalism. There are general education courses to broaden students' perspectives and develop in them the ability to face the challenges of contemporary society. Their eight Faculties offer a wide array of excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. CUHK undertakes a wide range of research programmes in many subject areas, and strives to provide scope for all academic staff to undertake consultancy and collaborative projects with industry. The University's insistence on the highest standards of research has won it an enviable research reputation. Hong Kong's University Grants Committee (UGC) provides preferential grant funding to the local tertiary institutions to conduct research into 18 selected Areas of Excellence (AoEs). Seven of these AoEs are being led by researchers from CUHK. The University houses four state key laboratories which are entrusted by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China to produce research of international quality and carry out important national research tasks. The University also has an excellent record of published research, both in discipline-specific journals and in more high-profile publications such as Science, Nature, and The Lancet. Of all Hong Kong universities, CUHK is the only one that offers a college experience. To their constituent colleges, Chung Chi, New Asia, United and Shaw, have recently been added Morningside, S.H. Ho, C.W. Chu, Wu Yee Sun and Lee Woo Sing, bring up the total number of colleges to nine. College programmes and activities complement the formal curricula by delivering whole-person education and pastoral care. The college system also encourages intimate interaction among teachers, students and alumni. Their beautiful 137.3-hectare campus overlooking Tolo Harbour is the largest and greenest in Hong Kong. It houses a range of facilities essential for an all-round campus experience, such as world-class libraries, art museums, music halls, swimming pool, sports fields, tennis courts, squash courts, water sports centre and gymnasiums.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer
Current

IDG-CP is a venture capital investment firm focused on high-technology sectors such as Internet applications and services, telecommunications, wireless communications, digital media, electronics, systems integration, semiconductors and integrated circuits. Although Internet and telecom value-added services are their long-term focus, the firm considers opportunistic investment across industries, for example in financial services, radio and broadcasting and in the service industry. They also invest in sectors such as artistic content, nutrition and healthcare, education and environmental sustainability.IDG-CP invests in startups and expansion-stage companies primarily in China, and specializes in the early identification of highly successful IT businesses. Investment decisions are based on in-depth market research and technology analysis. The firm's investment approach leverages IDG's global capabilities as well as a well-established network of Chinese entrepreneurs. Their chief investment criteria are the quality of the management team and an indication of future profitability in a high-growth sector. They favor businesses with a competitive edge based on proprietary technology, and benefiting from protected distribution channels.IDG-CP generally invests between USD 500 thousand and 5 million, and may invest follow-on capital once success is established. The firm provides extensive support services to their investee companies, including strategic advisory, market research, senior personnel training, organizational consulting and legal counsel. They also provide a range of services to foreign companies seeking to enter the Chinese market. IDG-CP's exit strategies include IPOs, mergers and trade sales.

Senior Manager
Prior

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based financial institution. Through their three main business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - CIBC provides a full suite of financial products and services in Canada and around the world.

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Director
Prior

Crosby Asset Management invests in companies located in Hong Kong. The fund targets companies operating in the fields of technology, consumer, medical and healthcare sectors. It provides financing for early stage capital requirements.

Events
Speaker
Beijing, China
2nd Annual China Venture Capital Private Equity CFO Conference Review

China Venture Capital Finance Organization (“CVCFO”) is a non-profit association of finance professionals in venture capital (“VC”) and private equity (“PE”) firms in the Greater China Region. It is established in 2009 inspired by the idea to provide a platform for information sharing and networking within the community of China focused VC and PE finance professionals. Today, CVCFO has attracted more than 100 members, positioning in more than 80 venture capital firms from Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. CVCFO is endeavoring to build an industry harbor where members can: feel comfortable and confident in their solutions and knowledge through brain storming and high quality resource sharing; build the personal skills needed to further their careers; voice as one advocating for a healthy and transparent finance and tax environment in China; promote and maintain high ethical and professional standards; find their working life and off-work hours more Valuable and Enjoyable. To do this, CVCFO will sponsor conferences, seminars, social gatherings and events, luncheons and dinner parties for members across Beijing , Shanghai and Hong Kong, and maintain its members-only website. This website allows members to participate in discussion forums, view and post job descriptions, instant messenger with other members and access various documents including industry updated newsletters, and seminars and events records.

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