SOSV is the #3 most active lead Investor in the world in 2018 according to Crunchbase. William joined SOSV from SingTel Innov8 Ventures where he was Managing Director supporting China investments.
While at Innov8 he led investments including Yodo1 (mobile games), GMobi (mobile phone platform), DemystData (fintech), Lekan (children's media platform), and Massive Impact which was acquired by GMobi. Previously, William was a Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings, a venture capital firm backed by Softbank and Cisco. While at SoftBank he led investments in Silk Road Telecom (SRT) - in mobile enterprise cloud SaaS, Playspan - a payment platform acquired by Visa (NYSE: V), Punch Entertainment - a Vietnam mobile game developer acquired by DeNA (Tokyo: 2432), and Peacesoft - a Vietnam eCommerce and payment platform backed by eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) and MOL Group (NASDAQ: MOLG). William spent 11 years as an equity research analyst most recently with Deutsche Bank where he was responsible for Internet and Telecom Equipment in Asia and China technology, media and telecom. William was an active angel investor with 39 investments 2004- 2014.
In 2006 he was ranked #3 All-Asia analyst for Technology/Software and IT Services by Institutional Investor Magazine Asia. In 2005, he was ranked #1 stock picker in Technology, Media and Telecom, and #3 overall for Hong Kong/China by Starmine Thompson Reuters. He currently sits on the boards of advisors/directors for Neonan, Yodo1, DYAD, GMobi, Silk Road Telecom, iTalki, kineticOne, Angelvest (天使谷), Angelcrunch (天使汇), AAMA Shanghai and Techyizu. He holds a BA from Bowdoin College.
William Bao Bean 宾威廉 SOSV合伙人 中国加速&MOX董事总经理
宾威廉是风险投资公司 SOSV - The Accelerator VC 的合伙人，该公司为规模7亿美元的创业加速 器。他同时也担任中国第一个创业加速器「中国加速」 Chinaccelerator 的董事总经理。在加入 SOSV之前，他身为新加坡电信旗下新电投资公司(SingTel Innov8)的董事总经理，协助处理有 关中国方面的投资活动。此前，他曾担任软银中印集团有限公司(Softbank China & India Holdings)的合伙人。宾威廉的职业生涯始于德意志银行(Deutsche Bank)股票分析师，负责 研究亚洲互联网和电信设备领域，以及中国的科技、媒体和电信领域。此外，他还曾负责旧金山 美银证券(Bank of America Securities)旗下的数位媒体和电信设备领域，以及纽约贝尔斯登公
司(Bear Stearns)的PC和企业硬体领域。18年前，宾威廉开始了他的科技投资生涯，在台湾任 职技术分析师。2006年，荣获材经杂志《机构投资人》(Institutional Investor)技术/软体暨IT服 务领域亚洲第三名分析师;2005年汤森路透(Thomson Reuters)Starmine全球分析师评比，获 选为香港与中国地区科技、媒体、电信领域最佳选股分析师、综合领域第三名选股分析师，同时 亦荣登《机构投资人》名单