BEIJING, SAN FRANCISCO and TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- WI Harper Group, a leading cross-border early stage venture capital firm, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Luxin Venture Capital Group and Shandong Leader Equity Investment Fund. Mr. Peter Liu, Chairman of WI Harper Group, Mr. Ji Binchang, Chairman of Luxin Group, and Mr. Shen Xi-Liang, Chairman of Shandong Leader Fund, Mr. Sean Peng, Managing Director at WI Harper, Mr. Biao Wang, Chairman and General Manager of Luxin, Mr. Yue Jiang, General Manager of Shandong Leader Fund, attended the signing ceremony which was hosted in Shandong. Under this strategic initiative, the three parties have agreed to launch a cross-border fund, with an emphasis on investing in promising startups in the US and Greater China. Additionally, through investing in cutting-edge startups in the areas of robotics, artificial intelligence ("AI"), virtual reality ("VR"), augmented reality ("AR"), autonomous vehicle s, big data, cloud computing, healthcare IT, medical devices and biotech, they will support China's national policy of growing and further improving its technology infrastructure. Chairman Peter Liu commented, "In the last 20 years, WI Harper Group has devoted itself to driving cross-border economic growth through investing in innovative start-ups. We demonstrated this in China by identifying and licensing core telecommunication technology from the US, establishing a joint venture with a Chinese SOE, which eventually paved the way to the launch of China's 3G standard. I am confident that, with this joint venture in place, we will continue bringing disruptive technologies to help foster China's next wave of growth."