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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

Oct 29, 2021