Wei Guo is an active angel investor in Silicon Valley, focusing on early stage cross-sector investments. Since 2015, he has invested in over 300 Silicon Valley startups, over 70 companies with valuation greater than 100 million USD and 100 companies valued over 50 million USD. Wei’s portfolio companies include Instacart, grocery delivery company with 39 billion USD valuation; Checkr, automated employee background check with 4.6 billion USD valuation; Hims & Hers, telehealth platform IPOed in 2021.
Wei was recognized as 36 Under 36 by 36Kr, 40 Under 40 by Fortune China, 40 Under 40 by Chuangyebang, and was ranked as the #3 of the top 50 angel investors by Forbes based on investment volume and successful exits. Wei was one of the few to be cited as a “China Whisperer” by the Washington Post, and was one of the first Chinese investors to be featured on the Information. In 2017, Wei was ranked as the number one angel investor in Artificial Intelligence by VentureBeats and was recognized under both the Venture Capital and Big Money Startups categories of the Forbes 30 Under 30. In 2016, Wei was listed as one of the Global Top 20 Best Cross-Border Early-Stage Investors by ChinaVenture.