The Next Frontier

The Greater Bay Area

Gobi Admiralty manages the AEF Greater Bay Area (AEF GBA) Fund, which is a fund dedicated to supporting startups in the region and growing the local ecosystem. The Greater Bay Area (GBA) is the next major developmental region for China, and also represents one of the most viable single markets for aspiring entrepreneurs. The acceleration of innovation in technology sectors and emergence of startup ecosystems throughout GBA present immediate investment opportunities.

The AEF Greater Bay Area Fund is launched
to address these opportunities

Connectivity

Access to the broad Alibaba ecosystem in both Greater China and ASEAN is a key factor in ensuring the success of Gobi's investments.

Solid Foundations

Gobi has played a key role in nurturing the local Hong Kong startup ecosystem and is in a strong position to extend its influence and contribute to the broader developmental role that Hong Kong is poised to play within the GBA.

Scale

The AEF GBA Fund will have the opportunity to leverage the existing pool of pre-screened startups for investment and help them expand within the GBA.

We should seize the major historical opportunities in the development of the Greater Bay Area and promote the alignment of economic rules and institutions of the three regions: Hong Kong, Macao and the Mainland.

Xi Jinping

President of the PRC

What is The Greater Bay Area?

The Greater Bay Area (GBA) is a visionary development plan to enhance synergy and cooperation across all industries by integrating 9 cities in the Pearl River Delta consisting of Dongguan, Foshan, Guangzhou, Huizhou, Jiangmen, Shenzen, Zhaoqing, Zhongshan, Zhuhai with two special administrative regions – Hong Kong and Macao.

Enhancing Integration Between Mainland, Hong Kong and Macao

Favourable cross-border policies and infrastructures were recently introduced
to drive regional integration and ease of doing business.

Key Sectors that provide significant opportunities
in the Greater Bay Area

1

AI

2

FinTech

3

Industry 4.0

4

Healthcare

5

Consumer

6

ESG

The Greater Bay Area Portfolio

Team

Chibo-Tang

Chibo Tang

Managing Partner
Tony Tung

Tony Tung

Managing Director
Angel Chau

Angel Chau

Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Jin

Sarah Jin

Senior Legal Director
Miranda-V2

Miranda Cheng

Compliance Director
Sandy Chong

Sandy Chong

Office Manager
Vanessa Lai

Vanessa Lai

PR Manager
Carol Tang

Carol Tang

Finance Manager

About Gobi Admiralty

Gobi Admiralty is dedicated to supporting founders and startups in Hong Kong and the GBA. Gobi currently manages the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF) and the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund, with the AEF as a sole limited partner and an anchor limited partner respectively.  It is an SFC Type 9 licensed entity in Hong Kong.

This webpage contains important legal and proprietary information about AEF Greater Bay Area LPF (the “Fund”) and no part of this website may be reproduced, or published in any form or by any means without proper written permission, apart from press reporting. The webpage is produced for informational purposes and no guarantee is given to the accuracy or completeness of the information or analysis. Neither this webpage nor any information contained in this webpage is to be construed as a fund marketing activity. Further, this webpage shall not be construed as investment advice, a recommendation, an offer, an attempt to offer to buy or sell, or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell interests in the Fund to the public.

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