Ms Grace Xia is the principal of Jungle Venture where she focuses on identifying innovative startups in Asia and cross-border investment opportunities. Ms Xia has over a decade of experience in investment, corporate strategy and business development across early stage startups and Fortune 500 companies in both Silicon Valley and emerging markets in Asia.
Prior to joining Jungle Ventures, Ms Xia was the senior director of corporate strategy and investment at Tencent. In this role, she focused on identifying strategic opportunities in emerging markets, building Tencent’s overseas product ecosystem through investments and collaborations with local partners; and overseeing the implementation of deals and capital deployment.
As a Kauffman Fellow, Ms Xia started her career as a management consultant where she advised clients in financial sectors. She has an MBA in strategy and decision science from Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.