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China Impact Ventures

What we do

China Impact Ventures nurtures high-potential entrepreneurs to validate, pilot and develop market-based solutions to key environmental and social challenges related to energy and mobility.


Alex Wang
Managing Partner
China Impact Ventures

Cross-border serial entrepreneur with rich and ground level experience in the US, China and Europe. Founded two Internet software companies and former General Manager of edX China.

Pradeep Pursnani
Deputy Director, COO
Shell Foundation

Extensive experience in defining corporate strategy for major multinationals, as well as starting and growing early-stage enterprises

Emma Miller
Business Development Advisor
Shell Foundation

Responsible for Access to Energy portfolio and China Strategy development; Previously worked at Qualcomm Ventures, then in London tech start-ups

Amanda Zheng
China Impact Ventures

Experienced in green impact investing and social entrepreneurship; Former investment banker with Morgan Stanley IBD. Harvard Kennedy School MPP

Xiaoli Liu
Regional Manager
China Shell Foundation

Focusing on sustainable mobility. 14 years at Shell Group; Experienced in corporate communications, social investment, business development and government affairs

Nancy Lu
Entrepreneur in residence
China Impact Ventures

Responsible for overseeing sourcing and manufacturing needs in China; previously worked as a consultant for China market entry and then as a strategic planner at Groupon China


In May 2014, we launched China Energy Incubator together with Shell foundation. By the end of 2016, the initiative has formally transformed into China Impact Ventures.

Shell Foundation is an independent charity organization established by Shell Group in 2000. Its mission is to take scalable solutions to sustainable development challenges of relevance to the global energy industry, predominantly Access to Energy and Sustainable Mobility. Shell Foundation has over 15 years of experience working with entrepreneurial partners to co-create social enterprises solving the market failures that underpin many of the world’s problems.



Our Community Partners

We incite social entrepreneurship in energy innovation eco-system together with 60+ community partners.

Contact Us
  • Floor 10, 68 Yuyuan Rd.
    Shanghai, 200040
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