Growth is a journey. Not a destination.

We partner with innovative businesses to embark on a journey of transformative growth.

Unique legacy of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Welkin is a growth equity investor founded on a century-long heritage of industry leadership and entrepreneurship in China. For over 13 years, we have invested in, and partnered with, many visionary entrepreneurs and management teams of mid-market companies to build truly sustainable, innovative, and disruptive businesses in China.

We are an employee-owned firm that invests our own capital alongside global investors including pension funds, sovereign funds, fund of funds, corporates, and family offices.

December 19, 2022

Investment Opportunities in China’s Advanced Manufacturing

As China aims for greater self-sufficiency in its supply chains, Welkin's Samuel Chao hosts a panel of experts from the new materials and advanced optics industries to discuss the vast…
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December 3, 2022

Chinese Private Equity in a Policy-Driven Environment

Changing winds of government policy has become more important to the Chinese economy. Christopher Fong discusses the impacts to private equity investing in China and how GPs must respond to…
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October 19, 2021

Welkin Appoints Kan Ye as Head of Value Creation To Further Enhance Portfolio Partnerships

Shanghai, China, October 19, 2021 – Welkin, a China-focused mid-market growth equity investment firm, today announced that it has appointed Kan Ye as Vice President and Head of Value Creation.…
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Our Approach

Partnerships forged with trust and progress.

Long lasting partnerships are built on shared progress. We are highly involved investors that work closely with our portfolio partners to help maximize their growth potential. Together with our investors, we aim to create shared value that benefit all stakeholders.

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Our success is built on the excellence and integrity of people working tirelessly to create shared value for our portfolio partners and investors.

Johnny S. KongManaging Director & CEO

Investing to build a better world together.

As growth investors, we partner with entrepreneurs who must overcome unequal access to opportunity everyday. Through these partnerships, we help them break through to achieve sustainable growth. In turn, we work them to bring progress towards our sustainability goals in addressing growing inequality, climate change, and governance.

By incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance considerations into our investment and decision making process, we aim to make investments that advance common prosperity in our society and beyond.