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Zixia Guo
Zixia Guo
CFO / Finance Director for startups, Finance Director SMEs Ltd
Zixia‘s professional bio / interests
Hi, I'm Z. I am an experienced CFO for startups with 15 years of Finance, HR, Operations and General Management leadership experience across start ups, scale ups and large international corporate organisations. I have a successful track record growing startup company’s valuation (10x) in a short period of time (in charge of Finance, HR, Office & Admin, and IT), raising investments (crowd funding, angel investors, PE, VC, banks), building a world class factory from green field and setting up a company from the scratch to full competence within 6 months (FMCG Manufacturer, hired 100+ employees). I love working with startups and ambitious SMEs. I went through many difficult challenges and situation business faced and my instincts to add value and solve problems make me very effective in rapidly changing environments. I can support with: • People related challenges and issues • Performance management – company, team, and individuals • Financial strategy, planning and modelling • Budgeting and forecasting, cashflow management • Reporting • Fundraising • Process and controls • System integration
I’d like help with…
Making introduction to new business and opportunities, connecting with startups, investors, and like minded experts and professional.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I love swimming and skiing
I live in
A career highlight
Key Career Achievements • Grew a start-up business' value by 10 times within 5 years (tech startup) • Raised £3.4m funding investment within 3 weeks • Constructed a world class factory from green field within 6 months and optimised in 12 months (FMCG Manufacturer) • Established and built up a company from the scratch to full competence within 6 months (hired 100+ employees)
Joined Guild
29 October, 2021