By Greg Gao
(JW Insights) Jun 15 -- ZS Shengong(智识神工), an information security technology startup, has completed angel funding round, according to a recent report from China’s technology media outlet TMTPost. The company was founded by Chu Qing, former CEO of UNISOC - a leading Chinese chip design house.
Chu Qing previously served as the chief strategy officer of Huawei HiSilicon and chief of UNISOC. He is serving as the chairman and CEO of ZS Shengong, which is based in Pudong, Shanghai.
The startup’s angel funding was secured from FR Asset(金研资管), which was also involved in the equity restructuring project of UNISOC in 2020 as an investor.
ZS Shengong was established in 2022 as a software and information technology service company. The registered capital of the company is RMB10.89935 million($1.52 million), according to Tianyancha, a provider of Chinese corporation data and due diligence information.
Chu Qing obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the School of Microelectronics at Xi’an Jiaotong University. He held various positions in China’s major tech companies, such as general manager of Huawei’s Wireless Pre-Research Department, deputy general manager of DT Mobile, and wireless product line director at HiSilicon.
With over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications, semiconductor, and investment industries, Chu Qing has established himself as a prominent figure in these fields. ZS Shengong’s completion of angel funding indicates a promising start for Chu Qing’s new venture.