The VC Community and Start-up Entrepreneurs in Contemporary China

Benjamin Qiu, Senior Counsel and Fund Director, Innovation Works

Please email George Qiao at for RSVP by noon, Jan.
-  The Venture Capital community in China;
-  The model of Innovation Works and lessons learned;
- The career and usual background of VC professionals in China;
- VCs' views on start-up entrepreneurs.

Benjamin Qiu currently serves as Senior Counsel and Fund Director at Innovation Works, a VC fund founded by Dr. Kai-Fu Lee with offices in Beijing and Shanghai. In this role, he advises portfolio companies in corporate and IP issues, and supervises fund formation, fund raising, and start-up financing processes.  Prior to joining Innovation Works, Ben worked as an attorney at Lovells LLP (now Hogan Lovells) in Beijing and Shanghai.  He specialized in IP strategy and protection, litigation, IP licensing, and corporate due diligence. His full biography is available at

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm
Nitery Building in Old Union - Room 209

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