William is a Partner at SOS Ventures and the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, the first startup accelerator based in Shanghai. William joined SOS Ventures from SingTel Innov8 where he was Managing Director supporting China investment activities. While at Innov8 he led investments in Yodo1 (mobile games), Gmobi (Android platform), Lekan (childrens video platform), and Massive Impact (mobile advertising) among others.
Previously William was a Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings, an early stage venture capital firm backed by Softbank of Japan and Cisco. While at SoftBank he led investments in Silk Road Telecom or SRT (mobile enterprise cloud SaaS), Playspan (payment platform acquired by Visa), Punch Entertainment (mobile game developer acquired by DeNA) and Peacesoft (Vietnam eCommerce and payment platform). William began his technology investment career 18 years ago as a technology analyst in Taiwan.
William currently sits on the boards of advisors/directors for a number of companies including GMobi, Massive Impact, Silk Road Telecom, Socbay, iTalki, kineticONE as well as organizations including Angelvest and AAMA Shanghai and the Techyizu, Beijing Hive, Digital Matters and AdTech: China events. - See more at: http://startupgrind.com/event/startup-grind-shanghai-presents-william-bao-bean-sos-ventures/#sthash.77eiS4cd.dpuf