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From GGV Capital, Evolving for the Next Billion interviews local champions and global giants who are reshaping the lives of the next billion internet users. Hosted by GGV Capital Managing Partner Hans Tung. Produced by GGV colleague Rita Yang. Podcasts are released bi-weekly.

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    • 4.6 • 97 Ratings

From GGV Capital, Evolving for the Next Billion interviews local champions and global giants who are reshaping the lives of the next billion internet users. Hosted by GGV Capital Managing Partner Hans Tung. Produced by GGV colleague Rita Yang. Podcasts are released bi-weekly.

    (Bonus)Jenny Lee of GGV: Investing in BUD, Game Tech and NFT

    (Bonus)Jenny Lee of GGV: Investing in BUD, Game Tech and NFT

    Today we have a bonus episode in which GGV’s managing partner Jenny Lee shared why she invested in BUD, existing companies in her game tech portfolio, and her take on NFT.

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    • 14 min
    Episode 100: Hans on Web3, Investing at an unprecedented pace, ESG and Proudest Moments

    Episode 100: Hans on Web3, Investing at an unprecedented pace, ESG and Proudest Moments

    In this episode, we asked Hans about his 2021, in which he shared his view on Web3, investing at an unprecedented pace, ESG, and the global capital market in 2021. Stay tuned till the end for some proudest moments shared by our listeners over the past 2 years!
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    • 34 min
    Risa and Shawn of BUD: A Metaverse Created by and for Gen Z

    Risa and Shawn of BUD: A Metaverse Created by and for Gen Z

    Today on the show, we have the cofounders of BUD - Risa and Shawn. BUD is a global virtual platform for Gen Z and Gen Alpha to create and share 3D interactive experiences. It is also one of the world's largest 3D item markets.
    Before founding BUD, Risa and Shawn were colleagues at Snapchat where they worked as interactive and software engineers. Risa graduated from Cornell in 2017 with a degree in Computer science and math. With a deep interest in computer graphics, she started building her own indie game since college. After graduation, she joined the Snapchat AR team as an interactive engineer working on frontier AR experience and the developer community Snapchat’s AR engine. 
    Shawn graduated from Rutgers with a major in Computer Science. He interned at Meta in 2015 as a software engineer working on video-ads recommendation in the news feed. In early 2016, he joined Snapchat full-time, where he worked on Android performance optimization, rewrite, and friending recommendation.
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    • 36 min
    Jixun Foo of GGV: 2021 is a year of dramatic changes

    Jixun Foo of GGV: 2021 is a year of dramatic changes

    Happy New Year, everyone! For the 1st episode of 2022, we brought you the yearly reflection from our global managing partner Jixun Foo, in which he shared how he experienced 2021, the new norm for global venture capitalists, and some of the most exciting startups he has seen. Enjoy!
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    • 18 min
    Live from BayBrazil: Hans on What Excites Him about LatAm

    Live from BayBrazil: Hans on What Excites Him about LatAm

    Today’s episode is a live recording from the recent BayBrazil LatAm Summit, where Hans did a fireside chat moderated by its founder and CEO Margarise Correa. 
    BayBrazil is a Silicon Valley-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing together the Brazilian-American ecosystem of professionals & businesses in the Bay Area. 
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    • 32 min
    Jixun Foo of GGV: Why We Led Grab’s Series B (rerun)

    Jixun Foo of GGV: Why We Led Grab’s Series B (rerun)

    Hi, everyone. Today’s show is a rerun as our portfolio company Grab is officially listed on Nasdaq today. We thought it would be cool to bring back the interview we recorded with GGV’s managing partner Jixun Foo back in 2019. He shared how he first met Grab’s founder Anthony, the parallel between Grab and Didi and why he decided to lead Grab’s Series B while it was still GrabTaxi. Enjoy! 


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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Deeply substantial and amazingly practical

If you’re currently an investor, entrepreneur, or want to be one in the future than this podcast should be part of your weekly content diet. With global insights that you simply can't find anywhere else, Evolving for the Next Billion is a truly incredible resource!

rogeryuuu ,

Great Source for learning new opportunities

I’ve been following GGV podcast for few years. Very insightful and highly recommended!

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Great Podcast for Founders

This podcast is one of the best resources for Asian and emerging markets founders.

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