Hany is a trusted resource to public and private company CEOs and management teams and has served as a long-term partner to more than 150 companies over the past two decades, advising them on global markets, business development, go-to-market strategy, and M&A/IPO guidance across US, European, and Asian markets.
Prior to founding ACME in 2018, Hany was a Co-Founder and Partner at GGV Capital in 2000 where he pioneered a one-team approach to create a cohesive culture across the firm’s US and China offices. Hany made GGV’s first investment in China and served as the Managing Partner of the firm from 2000 to until October 2016. He remained a Venture Partner from November 2016 to 2018.
Over the course of his career, Hany has made a significant number of successful investments, including Athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN), Endeca (acquired by Oracle), Kintana (acquired by Mercury Interactive), Phoenix Labs and Xfire (acquired by Viacom), Tudou (NASDAQ: TUDO later acquired by Youku/Alibaba), Vocera Communications (NASDAQ: VCRA), and Heptagon (acquired by AMS). Hany currently serves on the board of directors of AviaGames, Forma.ai, Forte, Petra, and Regology.
Before founding GGV Capital, Hany spent ten years on Wall Street as a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co., specializing in internet software and infrastructure. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he earned a B.S. in economics and a B.A. in political science.
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