Xu Xiaoping / ZhenFund
Xu Xiaoping is one of China’s pioneering angel investors, with distinctions from The Founder as: “2010 Most Respected Angel Investor” and “2011 Angel Investor of the Year.” Prior to founding ZhenFund, Xu Xiaoping was a co-founder and the former Vice Chairman of New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private education in China. Xiaoping is highly regarded among college students and considered a legendary figure by the millions of young Chinese students studying abroad who were influenced by his writing and teaching. In 2006, China Southern People’s Daily voted him one of the most charismatic characters in China, and in 2004 Forbes Magazine listed Xiaoping as one of the “Top 100 Celebrities in China”. Xiaoping is an active philanthropist and devout social responsibility advocate. He attended the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music in China and received his Masters in Music from the University of Saskatchewan.