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Wendy Yu is a prominent entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and patron of the Arts.

In 2015, Wendy Yu founded investment funding company Yu Capital to support high potential, high growth technology, fashion and lifestyle enterprises that have the potential to become market leaders.

The company’s most recent investments include British fashion brands Cefinn and Mary Katrantzou. Other technology-led investments include Farfetch.com, LOCA, Tuija and Didi Chuxing.


Wendy Yu is Zhejiang-born and has been exposed to the world of business from an early age. Her father is Mr Jingyuan Yu, a self-made business man and the founder of the Mengtian Group; the largest wooden door manufacturer in Asia.

Based in Shanghai, she is the founder and CEO of Yu Holdings, a young new conglomerate that is helping to shape the creative and cultural landscape through a uniquely millennial viewpoint.

Recently featured in Forbes China’s “30 under 30” 2018 list, Yu’s unique savoirfaire for both business and the arts has led her to fast become one of the world’s most influential young entrepreneurs.


Yu is passionate about using her power and influence to give back. With an emphasis on creativity and female empowerment, she is an active philanthropist and, according to Vogue International, one of today’s most prominent patrons of fashion.