About

Chong is a Partner at F-Prime Capital.  He focuses primarily on biopharmaceutical and medical technology sectors and works closely with the Eight Roads Ventures Asia team to manage portfolio companies and new investment opportunities in China. At F-Prime, Chong has been involved in a number of company formations including as a founding investor of Skyline Therapeutics, K36 Therapeutics, and RareStone Group. Prior to joining F-Prime in 2015, Chong was an associate in McKinsey and Company’s Boston office, a hedge fund healthcare equity analyst with Massif Partners and Affirmed Healthcare, and a researcher focusing on developmental neurobiology at Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory in Singapore.

Chong holds a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University of Virginia and a MBA from Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.  He received his B.S. in biology from Zhejiang University, China.

  • Adagene (Nasdaq: ADAG) is an antibody discovery and engineering company with proprietary Smart Antibody Technology, which increases success rates, substantially accelerates time to market, and reduces the costs associated with developing a therapeutic antibody. Learn more at www.adagene.com.

    • Category

      • Therapeutics
    • Status

      • Public
    • Location

      Suzhou, China

    • Year Invested

      2011

    • Team

  • Adcentrx is a biotechnology company focused on accelerating breakthroughs in protein conjugate therapeutic development for cancer and other life-threatening diseases. By combining the targeting precision of biologics and the disease-fighting power of small molecule payloads, Adcentrx strives to develop next-generation targeted therapies for improving patient treatment options. Learn more: https://www.adcentrx.com/

  • AlphaGen Therapeutics is a radiopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative targeted radioligand therapies (RLTs). Leveraging its cutting-edge technology platform, the company aims to develop targeted RLTs for patients in China and around the world. Learn more: www.alphagentx.com/

  • Alternative Bio’s mission is to translate the discovery of novel protein synthesis regulatory nodes into first-in-class precision medicines to treat the most challenging cancers. The company’s vision is to establish itself as a global pioneer in this new research space as it advances breakthrough therapies to benefit cancer patients worldwide.

  • b-ONE Ortho Corp. is an emerging orthopedic technology company dedicated to the development of innovative orthopedic healthcare solutions that restore patient mobility and improve surgical outcomes. Every day we are committed to becoming the most credible choice for orthopedic products worldwide. Learn more at http://www.b1.co/.

  • Zhejiang Bang Er Medical Investment Management Co., Ltd. is a leading private medical service provider that operates several private hospitals specializing in orthopedic care and related services in China. Learn more at www.zjbanger.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Zhejiang, China

    • Year Invested

      2015

    • Team

  • Better Life Medical is a fully-integrated hearing aid manufacturer developing and commercializing novel digital programmable hearing aid solutions for the Chinese market. Learn more at www.goblm.com.cn/.

  • BioRegen Biomedical is a fully integrated medical product company based on a proprietary technology platform. BioRegen is developing and commercializing high quality hyaluronic acid (“HA”) based products for the Chinese market. Learn more at www.bioregenmed.com.

    • Category

      • MedTech
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      China

    • Year Invested

      2010

    • Team

  • Eyebright Medical Technology Co., Ltd. (SHA: 688050) is an emerging leader in the ophthalmologic device market in China. Learn more at www.ebmedical.com.

    • Category

      • MedTech
    • Status

      • Public
    • Location

      Beijing, China

    • Year Invested

      2015

    • Team

  • FCB Health is a health insurance and services company that aims to resolve the longstanding financial burden of rising medical expenses in rural China.

     

  • Gyenno is a digital health company based in Shenzhen, China that is developing a holistic specialty care platform to improve diagnosis, disease management, and clinical research in Parkinson’s Disease and other CNS disorders. Lean more at www.gyenno.com/index-en.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Shenzhen, China

    • Year Invested

      2021

    • Team

  • Health Technology is a mobile platform for hospitals that connects patients, optimizes the patient’s hospital visit experience, and streamlines administrator workflow. Learn more at www.gzhc365.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Guangzhou, China

    • Year Invested

      2016

    • Team

  • Innovent Biologics (1801.HK) has built a robust pipeline of innovative and commercially promising monoclonal antibodies and other biologics in the fields of oncology, ophthalmology, autoimmune, and cardiovascular diseases. Learn more at www.innoventbio.com.

  • Insilico specializes in artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development and aging research. Learn more at www.insilico.com.

    • Category

      • Therapeutics
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Hong Kong

    • Year Invested

      2019

    • Team

  • K36 Therapeutics was established with the mission to translate epigenetic modulation of oncogenic pathways into first-in-class small molecule therapies. Its vision is to create breakthrough therapies for the unmet medical needs of cancer patients worldwide. Learn more at https://www.k36tx.com/.

  • KnowYourself is a digital health company that is focused on promoting mental wellness in China.

  • LenoMed is a company that develops and produces insulin pumps.  Learn more at www.lenomed.com.cn.

    • Category

      • MedTech
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Shanghai, China

    • Year Invested

      2018

    • Team

  • MediTrust Health is a provider of payment services for medical healthcare. The company is dedicated to helping patients solve their own medical payment problems through financial insurance, manage medical expenses more efficiently, and providing value to patients around medical finance, curative effect insurance, and drug benefits, helping patients manage their medical expenses. Learn more at www.meditrusthealth.com.

  • Nanos Medical develops, manufactures and markets minimally invasive interventional therapy medical devices in the field of ENT, cardiovascular and others. Learn more at www.nanosmedical.com.

    • Category

      • MedTech
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Shanghai, China

    • Year Invested

      2019

    • Team

  • NeuroSmart is an operator of an education and research center focusing on autism. The company helps patients with autism through scientific research and early intervention application, providing families with a comprehensive scientific family intervention program.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Zhejiang, China

    • Year Invested

      2021

    • Team

  • OnCusp Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming cutting-edge preclinical innovation into clinically validated treatments for cancer patients worldwide. OnCusp was co-founded by Dr. Bing Yuan, Dr. Eric Slosberg, and Dr. Andy Fu, and has built a strong team of accomplished veterans with proven track records in building startup biotechs, leading successful preclinical and clinical programs, and creating value through global partnerships. The company is committed to accelerating the advancement of globally competitive oncology assets for patients. Learn more: https://www.oncusptx.com/

  • Orient Speech Therapy Limited (“OST”) is a Hong-Kong based healthcare services provider that operates a chain of private speech therapy clinics in China. Learn more at www.dfqy.com.

  • Pediatrix Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company focused on the field of pediatrics by developing and introducing effective and clinically proven children’s medicines to provide Chinese children and families with high-quality and affordable treatment options

  • RareStone (formerly Citrine Medicine) is a rare disease-focused therapeutics company focused on the Greater China market that was co-founded by Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime Capital and Vivo Capital. RareStone is dedicated to improving the lives of rare disease patients by making diagnosis and essential treatments available and accessible for those who need them. Learn more at www.rarestonegroup.com.

  • REDPINE is a medical technology company that provides complete solutions for medical business. It focuses on the research and development and production of single-use Class III medical devices, initially endoscopes for urology and gynecology. Learn more at en.gzredpine.com.

  • Semma Therapeutics is a regenerative medicine company founded to develop transformative stem cell-derived therapies to provide a functional cure for patients with diabetes. This company was acquired by Vertex in 2019.

  • Shinobi Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing a new class of off-the-shelf immune evasive iPSC-derived cell therapies. Based on the research of scientific co-founders Shin Kaneko, M.D., Ph.D., at Kyoto University and Tobias Deuse, M.D., at University of California, San Francisco, Shinobi has created a new allogeneic CD8αβ iPS-T cell platform that demonstrates comprehensive immune evasion from all arms of the immune system. For more information, please visit www.shinobitx.com.

  • Silexon is an emerging AI-empowered technology company which aims to create an open AI platform for strategic collaboration in order to facilitate data-driven life science research and empower drug R&D process, and ultimately provide patients with greater access to innovative drugs for unmet medical needs.  Learn more at www.silexon.tech.

  • Sironax is a developer of pharmaceuticals for inflammatory and neuro-degenerative diseases. The company researches apoptosis and other cell death pathways to develop quality pharmaceuticals, enabling healthcare professionals to prescribe advanced treatments to their patients.

  • Skyline Therapeutics (formerly Geneception) is a fully-integrated gene and cell therapy based in Hangzhou and Shanghai, China.  Founded by F-Prime Capital, Eight Roads Ventures China and Lilly Asia Ventures in 2018, Skyline’s mission is to become a preeminent gene and cell therapy company, working to deliver world-class therapeutics for patients in China and globally.

  • Structure Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GPCR) is a clinical-stage global biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel oral therapeutics to treat a wide range of chronic diseases with unmet medical needs.  Learn more at www.structuretx.com.

  • TandemAI is an advanced technology company dedicated to reinventing drug discovery infrastructure. The company integrates proprietary AI-driven and physics-based high-performance computation with its efficient, large-scale in-house wet lab operations to deliver a turnkey drug discovery solution. Learn more at www.tandemai.com.

  • Wanhu provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services in China to better manage drug use and control costs. Learn more at www.wanhuhealth.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      China

    • Year Invested

      2017

    • Team

  • YS Biopharma (NASDAQ: YS), formerly YishengBio, is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing new generations of vaccines and therapeutic biologics for infectious diseases and cancer.  Learn more at www.ysbiopharm.com.

    • Category

      • Therapeutics
    • Status

      • Public
    • Location

      Beijing, China

    • Year Invested

      2012

    • Team

  • Zeen Health is a health IT company developing prescription digital therapeutics (PDT) for various mental health disorders. Learn more at dtxalliance.org/members/zeenhealth/.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Shenzhen, China

    • Year Invested

      2021

    • Team