Larry Li

Managing Partner

Larry Li is a Founder and Managing Partner at AMINO Capital. The firm is a global venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, with investment theme of data moat and network effect.  

With over $1 billion in capital under management, Amino has funded hundreds of companies in seed-to-growth stages across Consumer, PLG SaaS, Frontier Tech, AI and Web3, including 25 successful exits, 17 unicorns and over 30 companies which are valued over $100M, such as Chime, Webflow, Rippling, Grail, Weee!, Replit, Turing, Dfinity, OmiseGo, Wyze, Avail MedSystems and Beacons.ai. In 2012 Larry also initiated a fund that invested in ZOOM’s initial funding in 2011.


Larry is recognized as a top 10 investor on 2023 Midas Seed List. He is featured on TechCrunch List for first check VCs in 2020, and Forbes Most Notable Chinese American Businessmen in 2021.

Larry completed his B.E degree from Tsinghua University, attended Tsinghua Graduate School of Economics and Management in 1987, and completed M.E degree at University of Florida.

Larry is a renowned speaker on innovation in Silicon Valley, and has over 600K followers on TikTok. He is the author of best-selling book “VC, Demystified”

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“I believe every encounter is an opportunity to create value. While our fund is selective, we strive to provide value to every team we meet through thoughtful feedbacks and network introductions.”

“I was once an entrepreneur and a business executive. I became an investor by accident when I invested in Zoom with a few friends. Then I fell in love with being a venture capitalist. It’s an amazing opportunity to work with a variety of talented individuals and help them materialize their visions.”

“I look for energetic, resilient, and reflective teams. The tech industry evolves really fast; in order to keep up, it’s important to be able to learning and adapting fast.

“I have been swimming since a young age. It’s an all-weather sport so I do it every day. It keeps me both physically and spiritually energetic.”

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