Anna Xu has curiosity to the world and passion for discovering and creating influential products. She enjoys the process of continuous innovation and approaching the essence of things.
During 7-year-journey at NetEase, Anna Xu, the founder of the mobile Internet Business Division and the chairman of the product committee, branded the pursuit of user first and ultimate innovation into her soul.
Anna has increased the NetEase News app's user base from zero to 400 million and led the R&D of well-known apps such as NetEase Open Course. During her several-year journey in Nanfang Media Group, as the youngest Chief Editor & Director, she has directed and reported major global news many times, and her curiosity and awe have been balanced.
With her belief in long-termism and extreme pursuit of innovation, dedicating into innovation becomes Anna's entrepreneurial direction.
At the end of 2015, Anna Xu co-founded HIKE Capital with Mark Yang. Based on the product sense and methodology accumulated over the years, Anna Xu quickly won the recognition from entrepreneurs, and successively invested in Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI; HKEX:2015), RELX (NYSE: RLX), Guazi, Xbiome, Halara, Megatronix, Spark Education, FlashEx, Yuanbao, Cyber Kunlun, Shimo and other leading companies in many industries.
Anna Xu graduated from Nanjing University and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Thanks to the influence of the family, Anna also actively practices the long-term work of educational public welfare.