Voices | Xiaomi LEI Jun: Angel investor spots trends and opportunities, and I saw the future in mobile internet

My role as an investor is to look into the future, spot trends and opportunities.

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Lei Jun is a phenomenal startup figure for being both the founder and angel investor of Xiaomi. His famous quote was: “站在风口上,猪都能飞起来” (meaning anyone can succeed if one jumps on the bandwagon of business trends).

On 25th October, LeiJun pointed out that when he started Xiaomi, he saw an opportunity in mobile internet. “Angel investors spot trends and opportunities, and I saw the future in mobile internet. As entrepreneurs, we have to ask ourselves what will happen in 5 years, what will be the trend in 10 years? What is the right thing to do? When is the right time? My role as an investor is to look into the future, spot trends and opportunities. When I started Xiaomi in 2010, I truly believe in the future of mobile internet.”