NIO Capital Promotes Yao LI to Partner

NIO Capital is pleased to announce the promotion of Yao LI to Partner effective as of date.



Yao joined NIO Capital in 2016 and has been responsible for investments in the Mobility and Logistics sector. Under his leadership, the team has delivered outstanding results in their investment domain. Notable investments include, Momenta, ClearMotion, Tuhu, Uxin, NEWLINK, TrunkTech, Ambilight, Newrizon, and Yunchuang Zhixing.


Yao also brings extensive experience in portfolio management, employing proactive management strategies to continuously empower and add value to the portfolio companies through diverse innovative solutions and collaborative resource utilization. Prior to joining NIO Capital, Yao spent 10 years at Daimler, where he was a core member of the risk investment and M&A team in the China region.


Yao embodies NIO Capital’s values in his work, leading the team to achieve remarkable results with a strong work ethic, earning recognition from NIO Capital’s  managing partners, team, and portfolio companies.


Founded in 2016, NIO Capital is a professional investment firm that focuses on investments in energy, automobiles, and deep technology sectors. NIO Capital insists on sustainable investments with a focus on innovations in decarbonization and digitalization. NIO Capital has a diversified team with deep industry background and professional investment capabilities, along with the industry's top-tier resources and network.


Our portfolio companies include CATL (SZSE:300750), Ronbay Technology (SHSE:688005), United Winners (SHSE: 688518), TUHU (SEHK:9690), Momenta, Inceptio,, Seyond, Black Sesame Technologies, and so forth.