Dr Min Zhou

Min has diverse experience in technology development, business development and venture capital. Min spent 17 years in the US before founding CM Venture Capital in 2010 in Shanghai. CM Venture Capital is a venture capital company focused on new materials, advanced manufacturing, digital industrial, energy and environment. CM Funds are backed by leading multinational companies including GE, Samsung, BASF, SABIC, Heraeus, Petronas etc.

Prior to CM Venture Capital, Min was with Silicon Valley Bank Capital, where she was responsible for investments in the China market. Prior to SVB Capital, Min was a principal at Unilever Technology Ventures (UTV) where she led investments in companies in the fields of cleantech, semiconductor, medical device, drug development and health and wellness. Prior to UTV, Min worked as a senior scientist in the Materials Science division and a business development associate at the Technology Commercialization division at Rockwell Scientific, a high-tech enterprise.

Min earned Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from University of Southern California, MBA from Anderson Business School of the University of California at Los Angeles, and B.S. in materials science from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Author, Anthea Blackburn