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Li Ka-Shing


Mr. Li Ka-Shing is a Co-Founder at Horizons Ventures. His primary operating company is Hutchison Whampoa. Mr Li's younger son, Richard, is Chairman of PCCW, one of Asia's leading internet and telecommunications companies. Mr Li Ka-shing is the Chairman of Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Hutchison Whampoa. Cheung Kong (Holdings) is the flagship of the Cheung Kong Group which has business operations in 54 countries around the world and employs about 240,000 staff. In Hong Kong alone, the Group includes nine listed companies with a combined market capitalization of approximately HKD600 billion (30 June 2009). Hutchison Whampoa is a Fortune Global 500 company. Cheung Kong continued to expand by acquiring Hutchison Whampoa and Hongkong Electric Holdings in 1979 and 1985 respectively. Based in Hong Kong, the Cheung Kong Group's businesses encompass such diverse areas as property development and investment, real estate agency and estate management, hotels, telecommunications and e-commerce, finance and investments, retail, ports and related services, energy, infrastructure projects and materials, media, and biotechnology. Mr Li is a strong believer in synergy - the power of combined efforts. This belief is reflected in his naming his company Cheung Kong Holdings after the Yangtze River that flows through China, a great river that aggregates countless streams and tributaries. The Times in the United Kingdom and Ernst & Young UK jointly named Mr Li as the Entrepreneur of the Millennium at the turn of the century. He is also an Angel Investor.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong

Li Ka-Shing Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Xiaomi Technology 27-Jun-2018 Angel (individual) Electronics (B2C) Profitable 00 00-00000
0000 30-Mar-2016 00000 00000 00000 Other Capital Markets/Institutions Startup 00 00-00000
0000000000 00000 06-Oct-2015 00000 00000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00 00-00000
000000 06-Aug-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00 00-00000
0000000 15-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Startup 00 00-00000
00000 00000000 08-Jan-2015 00000 00000 0000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 00 00-00000
0000000000000 01-Jan-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 00 00-00000
000000 & 0000000 31-Oct-2014 00000 00000 0000 Electronics (B2C) Product In Beta Test 00 00-00000
Expa 14-Mar-2014 Early Stage VC 0000 Other Capital Markets/Institutions Startup 00 00-00000
Trapit 12-Dec-2012 Early Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00 00-00000
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Li Ka-Shing Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Corephotonics 28-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
000000 0000000000 09-Jul-2018 000 00.000 Completed
0000000 03-Apr-2018 000 00.00 Completed
000000 25-Mar-2013 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000
00000000 18-May-2012 000 0000 Completed
Siri 28-Apr-2010 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
Smartclip 25-Nov-2009 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Li Ka-Shing Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Li Ka-Shing Angel Investor 00 Hong Kong, Hong Kong