July 2, 2020, Mr. Dave Murphy, Consul General of Canada in Shanghai and Mr. Jean Christian Brillant, Deputy Consul General of Canada in Shanghai, visited GCI Capital and Celtic House Asia Fund's Hangzhou Office. They discussed about the impact of Covid-19 on business activities and the post-coronavirus opportunities between Canada and China with Larry Liu, Managing partner of GCI Capital & Celtic House Asia Fund (CHAF) and Sky Yu, Principle of CHAF.
Larry Liu and Sky Yu introduced current China's economic and social development and the future opportunities of business cooperation between China and Canada in different fields of technological innovation. Larry also talked about GCI &CHAF portfolio companies' effortsagainst the outbreak, such as O2 Canada, Mappedin, Fuantuan Delivery, Grubmarket, IOT Pay, and Snappy.
Mr. Dave Murphy praised GCI & CHAF's achievements in promoting the bilateral communications between Chinese and Canadian high-tech companies. He said: " I hope more and more outstanding Canadian companies could enter the Chinese market. Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai will continue to work hard to promote the bilateral economic and trade cooperationbetween Canada and China."
About GCI Ventures
Founded in 2013, GCI is focused on investing in and accelerating Canadian technology companies at various stages by leveraging its business platform and presence in both Canada and China.
About Celtic House
Celtic House, founded in 1994, is one of Canada’s most successful and active venture capital investors in technology and innovation. Based in Ottawa and Toronto, Celtic House has invested in over 50 technology companies, generating more than 30 successful IPOs and M&As.