Nick Yang Ning

Nick Yang Ning
  • Entrepreneur
    Lebox Capital

Nick Yang Ning is an entrepreneur who founded the Angel investment fund Lebox Capital, one of the most well-known angel investors in the People's Republic of China. He is also Chairman of the Chinese Young Angel Investor Association and Vice-Chairman of the Shaanxi Province Chamber of Commerce. Yang graduated from the University of Michigan with a BSc in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. While at Stanford, he co-founded a community site ChinaRen.com, which was sold to Sohu.com in September 2000. Yang left Sohu.com to found KongZhong, a company focusing on wireless value-added services. In two years of operation, KongZhong became the leader in this field in terms of user number and revenue. The company was listed on the NASDAQ, making Yang the youngest president of a listed company on a US stock exchange. In August 2008, he left KongZhong to start his third venture Wukong, a mobile Internet operation support company for telecom operators and mobile Internet distribution network.