This article showcases our top picks for the best China based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top China Venture Capital Companies
Agricultural Bank of China
The predecessor of Agricultural Bank of China is Agricultural Cooperative Bank established in 1951. Since the late 1970s, the Bank has evolved from a state-owned specialized bank to a wholly state-owned commercial bank and subsequently a state-controlled commercial bank.
The Bank was restructured into a joint stock limited liability company in January 2009. The Bank was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, respectively in July 2010, which marked the completion of their transformation into a public shareholding commercial bank.
Being one of the major integrated financial service providers in China, the Bank is committed to catering to the needs of Sannong and capitalizing on the synergy between the Urban Areas and the County Areas. The Bank strives to expand into the international market and provides diversified services so as to become a first class modern commercial bank.
Capitalizing on the comprehensive business portfolio, extensive distribution network and advanced IT platform, the Bank provides various corporate and retail banking products and services for a broad range of customers and carries out treasury operations for their own accounts or on behalf of customers. Their business scope includes, among others, investment banking, fund management, financial leasing and life insurance.
At the end of 2012, the Bank had total assets of RMB13,244,342 million, deposits of RMB10,862,935 million and loans of RMB6,433,399 million. Their capital adequacy ratio and non-performing loan ratio were 12.61% and 1.33%, respectively.
The Bank achieved a net profit of RMB145,131 million in 2012.. .
Sequoia Capital China
Sequoia Capital China is a VC firm focused on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments in the fintech sector. Sequoia Capital China has offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shenzhen.
Over the past nine years, Sequoia Capital China has an impressive and diverse portfolio comprising about 300 dynamic companies that deliver high returns on investment using differentiated technologies and innovative business models, including Alibaba, VIPshop.com, Sina.com, Didi, JD.com, Ourpalm, Qihoo 360, Jumei, Momo, SINNET, Dianping.com, Meituan, Meilishuo, Toutiao, AutoNavi, Ganji.com, DJI, VanceInfo, Noah Private Wealth Management, Wanda Cinemas, Alibaba Pictures, Plateno Hotels Group, Deppon Logistics, ZTO Express, Beta Pharma, Snibe Diagnostic, BGI, WEGO, and Yuwell Medical.. .
Cowin Capital is a private placement equity investment company focusing on investing in a pioneering enterprise on a long-term basis. It has 18 years of experience in capital management, whose capital management scale was among the front rank, which invested more than 300 companies, of which 60 more became public companies, and 150 more successfully exit.
The company was successfully listed on NEEQ, with code 832793, as the third listed famous domestic venture capital institution in NEEQ. It is committed to supporting the growth of small and medium enterprises, continue to launch high-quality listed companies in China Capital Market.
Cowin Capital was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.. .
LexinFintech Holdings is an online consumer finance platform for educated young adults in China. As one of China’s leading financial technology companies, Lexin integrates its e-commerce-driven installment finance platform, Fenqile, with advanced risk management technologies, the Company’s Dingsheng online investment platform, and the Company’s Juzi Licai online investment platform for individual investors, to create a comprehensive consumer finance ecosystem.
The Company utilizes technologies including big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence to enable the near-instantaneous matching of user funding requests with offers from the Company’s more than 30 funding partners, which include commercial banks, consumer finance companies, and other licensed financial institutions. By serving the credit needs of China’s educated young adults, Lexin helps its more than 20 million registered users to enjoy a better quality of life through the use of better credit..
NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company dedicated to providing premium online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce.
NetEase develops and operates some of the most popular PC-client and mobile games. Also, we operate Yanxuan, an e-commerce platform that caters to the rising middle-class consumer market in China as well as offering advertising, e-mail and other innovative services including music and online education..
China Growth Capital | CGC
China Growth Capital (CGC) is a leading early-stage venture capital firm in China with an extended interest in Silicon Valley. The firm funds seed to Series B in enterprise, technology and marketplace.
The typical investment size ranges from $1M to 5M with a hard cap ceiling at $15M per company. Since its founding in 2006, China Growth Capital has grown to manage 8 Billion RMB (approximately 1.2 Billion USD) in asset under management across its different RMB and USD funds.
Notable portfolio includes SMZDM (SZEx: 300785), Missfresh, Xiachufang, Wish, Tongdun, Quant Group, Tiger Brokers (NASDAQ: TIGR), BeyondHost (part of HKEx: 03690), 2Dfire, DeePhi (part of NASDAQ: XLNX) AIBee, EasyLinkin and Landspace etc.. .
Fumi Technology is a fintech company that focuses on providing financial services for personal investors all over the world with financial trading information and assistance. It also provides real-time market data, analysis tools, and trading commissions.
It continuously improves its platform and brings exciting and useful tools to help users make smarter financial decisions. Based in Hunan, its founding team members previously worked in Alibaba, Xiaomi, Huawei and Bloomberg.
It has now more than 4 million users across the world. The company also introduces AI and big data technology into its products by providing customized investment suggestions.
Wei Niu is one of its flagship products that provides financial support globally, and its financial services cover over 20 countries and regions with 5 categories, 37 currency exchanges and more than 100,000 investment options.. .
36Kr was founded in July 2011 as a company dedicated to serve entrepreneurs. Over six years, it has grown into a comprehensive service provider aimed at serving innovative tech companies while being the largest and strongest ecosystem-based platform that boasts comprehensive coverage over a myriad of sectors with a game-changing vision.
So far, 36Kr consists of three major business segments: 36Kr media, Venture Capital and Kr Space, through which they strive to offer Chinese entrepreneurs and SMEs with one-stop service encompassing providing of information, matchmaking of financing and direct access to funding, not to mention office solutions and relevant incubating services. They aspire to become the platform that provides entrepreneurs and SMEs with ambient services that can help them grow, nothing short of utilities.
36Kr has served over 20,000 startups and helped to secure next round financing for 4,000 firms with free-of-charge services throughout the entire process, supporting startups to embark on their very first steps. Currently, over 90,000 startup projects are being proceeded on the 36Kr on-line platform where 80% of premium projects are hosted.
Meanwhile, they have established an investment alliance of top 15 Chinese institutional investors with the mission of offering the best financing support to the most promising bunch of entrepreneurs. Out of recognition of their vision, China’s fintech giant Ant Financial has made a strategic investment in 36Kr so as to better SMEs’ financing needs.
In addition, 36Kr is also favored by globally-renowned Matrix Partners China and traditional securities giant China Securities, with both as its shareholders. Another strategic investor – China Merchants Group’s VC was introduced in 2016..
Golden Bull is an online finance marketplace, or “peer-to-peer” lending company, in China that provides borrowers access to short-term loans. The loans that we are currently arranging generally range from 30 days to 90 days, and are secured by borrowers’ automobiles.
Through our online marketplace, Golden Bull connect individual lenders with individual and small business borrowers. Golden Bull currently conduct our business operations exclusively in China.
Golden Bull believe our technology-driven marketplace provides eligible borrowers with a quick, accessible and affordable way to meet their liquidity needs. Golden Bull online marketplace may be accessed only by qualified borrowers.
It currently target borrowers who display stable credit performance and salary income. It implement a risk management process to try to minimize the risk of nonpayment to lenders.
Such process involves a thorough review of credit reports prepared by third parties and may also include inquiries by us of employers or associates of potential borrowers. Golden Bull marketplace also provides lenders with risk-adjusted returns that we believe are attractive..
Hexindai operates a consumer lending marketplace that facilitates loans in China. It primarily focuses on facilitating medium-sized credit loans.
Hexindai provides borrowers a range of products based on customer segmentation data and tailored to the specific needs of the emerging middle class; and investors various types of investment products. It began operation on August 18, 2014, with its headquarters in Beijing in China..
Founded in November 2013, QuanCheng is a SaaS corporate expense management startup, specializing in corporate expense management and vendor management. Zhenghecixi Capital (正和磁系资本),a venture capital founded by top-tier Chinese entrepreneurs was an early investor.
QuanCheng’s business covers 50 tierone and tier two Chinese cities. With its headquarters in Shanghai, the company has offices in 17 Chinese cities including Beijing, Guangzhou,Shenzhen, and Wuhan..
China Merchants Capital
Headquatered in both Shenzhen and Hong Kong, China Merchants Capital Management Co., Ltd (“CMC”) was founded in 2012 with registered capital of $160 Million (USD, hereinafter). As the subsidiary of China Merchants Group (“CM Group”), CMC is the investment management platform of it, specializing in alternative investments and management.
CMC actively explores opportunities in capital markets to cultivate new industries. At the same time, CMC also integrates internal recourses within in CM Group, seeking synergies between financial sector and other sectors.
As of the end of 2014, total AUM of CMC is about $3 Billion. CMC predominantly invests in opportunities within Chinese SOEs restructuring, industrial upgrading, and new urbanization, seeking cooperation opportunities in the following sectors: infrastructure, medical & pharmaceutical, financial services, real estate, high-tech, agriculture & foods, media, equipment machinery, mining, energy, etc..
Beijing Hailan Chuangjing Investment Consulting Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Bin Venture Circle”) was established in 2011 and is jointly invested by famous domestic angels Xu Xiaoping, Li Kaifu, Cai Wensheng, Zeng Liqing, Yang Xiangyang and others.
After more than four years of development, the venture capital circle, as a new Internet fund, has established a strategic layout of the “investment circle vc.cn” Internet equity financing platform, its own “Tuoyu Fund” and the big data “startup spectrum”. As of August 2016, the platform has accumulated 50’000+ outstanding projects and 3000+ certified investors.
Since its establishment, the project financing on the venture capital platform has exceeded 6.2 billion yuan, generating 407 financing projects, 323 seed/angel projects, 66 A-round projects, 15 B-round projects, 2 C-round projects and 1 M&A project Venture Capital is a member of Beijing “Chuangchuang Space”, innovative entrepreneurial service organization, member of China Securities Industry Association, Beijing Venture Angel Investment Agency, member of Chaoyang District Phoenix Project, member of Zhongguancun Angel Investment Alliance, and member of Zhongguancun Equity Crowdfunding Alliance. Member of the China Association for Industry, Education and Research Cooperation, winner of the 2015 China Industry-University-Research Promotion Award..
China Renaissance is a leading independent investment bank in China. Established in Beijing in 2004, we focus on top Chinese entrepreneurs across a broad range of sectors including TMT, consumer products & services, education, healthcare, financial services and CleanTech.
We have more than 60 professionals in two offices in Beijing and Shanghai. We offer financial advisory services in private placement and M&A to an extensive network of leading Chinese entrepreneurs.
In the past five years we have become the number one advisor to Chinese entrepreneurs and successfully closed over $2 billion worth of transactions. We have received awards The Best Boutique Investment Bank in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009..
Meridian Capital is the leading TMT field of venture capital institution in China. They have a wide range of investment layout in the mobile Internet and media entertainment field and they have a vibrant and experienced investment team.
Meridian Capital’s investment area is relatively concentrated, and its investment can be regarded as investment within the industry. They have a wide range of layout-oriented investments in the core areas of industry such as culture and entertainment, consumption upgrades, Internet finance, and enterprise services, with the flow of inputs and realization methods.
It has a clear view of development in the industry and sub-industries. Social, online-business, education, health care, real-estate, car business, digital reading, digital marketing, music, film and television, games, entertainment community and etc, industrial cluster effect is obvious.
Since its inception in 2008, Meridian Capital is committed to focusing on investment in culture new media fields, currently it is mainly concerned with culture entertainment, consumption upgrading, Internet finance, and corporate service fields, it has issued 5 RMB funds, and 2 Singapore currency funds, whose total management size topped RMB 5 billion yuan, more than 100 Internet startup enterprises are its beneficiaries. Meridian Capital’s concern for culture new media field is consistently prominent..
JD Capital Co., Ltd. (JD Capital) is a leading investment firm with deep roots in equity investment and management.
JD Capital is filed with the National Development and Reform Committee and is the Vice President of Venture Capital Committee of Investment Association of China.According to Zero2IPO, JD Capital ranked first among Chinese PE firms and was awarded “the Best Private Equity Company” in 2011 and 2012.. .
Founded in 1999, Zero2IPO is a leading integrated service provider in the China venture capital and private equity industry. Now, Zero2IPO has become an unbeatable dealflow and networking source in China.
Zero2IPO’s mission is to be the preferred service provider to businesses in the venture capital and private equity industry by offering an unparalleled knowledge and expertise to our clients and partners. To ensure this, Zero2IPO provides a broad and deep array of services enabling entrepreneurs and investors to reach the next level of success.
Zero2IPO Group is headquartered in Beijing with offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Silicon Valley.. .
BlockVC, also called BlockVanguard Capital, is a leading blockchain investment and advisory firm. It has strategic alliances in Singapore, London and San Francisco sharing best thinking and resources in order to deliver sustainable value.
Vision: Bring blockchain into mainstream. Positioning: The most professional investment banking institution in the blockchain field.
BlockVC establishes the investment philosophy of “build linkage of primary and secondary market” in system and creates the proprietary investment matrix. The investment strategies BlockVC provides for the blockchain projects include infrastructure protocols, application protocols and financial services and etc.
All the invested projects have global and profound impact. At the same time, BlockVC provides asset management and quantitative hedging investment strategies for the secondary market, meeting all the needs of investors and partners.
At present, the core business of BlockVC includes asset management, VC investment, project incubation and consulting research. Asset Management.
BlockVC provides comprehensive cryptocurrency transactions in secondary market, asset management and investment research services for the customers, also design and provide the best execution plan according to customer needs to achieve long-term stable preservation and appreciation of customer’s assets. BlockVC’s active and passive asset management strategies can effectively help investors hedge market volatility risks and ensure the liquidity of asset accounts.
CMC Capital Group
CMC Capital Group is China’s first media sector focused on the alternative investment management company. CMC is dedicated to media investments both in China and the International market.
In April 2009, CMC was registered and approved by China’s National Development and Reform Commission with RMB 5 billion in assets under management. CMC is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the growth and development of China’s media sector as well as international investment opportunities.
CMC will target media assets with consistent cash flow, strong market position, well-established branding, and high future growth potential. The firm is focused on growth capital, corporate restructuring, and MBO/privatization financing opportunities; targeting companies with enterprise value between RMB 300 million to 2 billion.
Their equity investment size ranges between RMB 140 million to 480 million. With their strong and unique investor base, they are also able to lead or participate in large buyout transactions in excess of RMB 6 billion.
CMC Capital Group is formerly known as China Media Capital.. .
Lighthouse Capital Management
Lighthouse Capital Management is an early venture capital fund focusing on the Chinese and US markets. It has been focusing on angel/VC equity investment in excellent content and products and currently manages two RMB Fund and a dollar fund.
The firm has invested in more than 40 growth projects in mainland China and overseas, focusing on hardware equipment and “Internet +” method empowerment and enterprise data services. It is managing billions of dollars in total assets, investing in the total market value of domestic and foreign companies over 100 Billion dollars.
Lighthouse Capital was founded in 2011 and is based in Shanghai, China.. .
Vision Plus Capital
Vision Plus Capital (also known as Yuan Jing Capital) focuses on the Internet innovation, consumer upgrades, digital medical, intelligent technology four areas, the RMB and the dollar double currency investment. Yuan Jing Capital for the start-up enterprises to provide multi-faceted help, including the introduction of talent, strategy carding, operational upgrading, financing strategies.
Founded in 2015, it was composed of team members for first-line Internet company’s core positions of experts and domestic first-tier VC senior investors, for the start-up companies to provide practical experience and team support.. .
China Soft Capital
China Soft Capital Group is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital, emerging growth, mature stage, mezzanine, mergers and acquisitions investments. The firm typically invests in emerging industries which include online education, wealth management, cultural creativity; consumer lifestyle enhancement, which includes medical and healthcare, consumption upgrade, consumer cross border integration; advanced equipment manufacturing, which includes energy saving, environmental protection, and instrument and basic industries equipment; green ecological construction; next generation IT, which includes internet and software, cloud computing, converging networks of broadcast, telecom, and internet; creative industry; digital publishing; digital contents; clean energy; cultural industry, technology, media and telecommunications.
It seeks to invest in companies based in Peoples Republic of China. The firm also makes co-investments.
China Soft Capital Group was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, China with additional offices in Shanghai, China; Hangzhou, China; Changzhou, China; Shenzhen, China; and Central, Hong Kong.. .
Harvest Fund Management
Harvest Fund Management is an asset management company for mutual funds, institutional investments, pension funds, overseas investments, and wealth. The company provides asset management and retirement management services to pension and profit-sharing plans, insurance companies, and enterprises.
It also employs a top-down approach to selecting sectors to invest in with quantitative and fundamental analysis; and uses bottom-up stock picking to create its portfolios within those sectors. Harvest Fund Management has also built a comprehensive platform enabling clients to invest in both primary and secondary markets.
They strive to provide long-term, stable returns for their valued institutional and individual client bases. Harvest Fund Management was awarded the Best Fund Management Company in Wealth and Society in China at the inaugural Global Wealth and Society Awards 2018.
HFM was founded in March 1999 and is based in Beijing, China.. .
XVC is a venture capital firm that typically invests between 1.5 and 15 million USD (or RMB equivalent) per company. The company aims to search for visionary entrepreneurs, build partnership with them, and maximize their success with company’s capital, experience, network and global vision.
In order to move fast and be responsive, XVC keeps their organization lean and focus only on big ideas.. .
Blue Elephant Capital
Blue Elephant Capital (BE Capital) is China’s first pure-play education and edtech investor. Founded in 2015, we have raised four funds from 50+ executive-level education industry LPs, and completed seed round and follow-on investment in 85 edtech companies.
The total valuation of our portfolio companies is approximately $1.23 billion.. .
Leaguer Group engages in the business of technological innovation services that promote the transformation of scientific and technological achievements and assist in the incubation of innovative enterprises. Since its establishment, it has gradually gathered the four elements of technology, talents, carriers and capital of the science and technology innovation industry chain, and has formed a scientific and technological innovation incubation system with high integration of research and development platform, talent training, innovation base and investment incubation, and explored the close relationship between technological innovation and economic development.
Combined development model and profit model. In 2015, together with the research institute of Shenzhen Tsinghua University, the Group won the “Guangdong Science and Technology Award Special Award” for the highest award in the field of science and technology system innovation in Guangdong Province due to the “Innovative Technology Innovation Incubation System Construction”..
Feitian Technologies is a public company incorporated in China (SZSE: 300386). Headquartered in Beijing in 1998, it has been the No.1 supplier of user authentication and transaction security for China Online Banking.
Globally, Feitian has over 850 employees and more than half of which are focusing on Research and Development. Feitian’s international business served customers in over 100 countries.
Feitian customers include financial institution, telecom, government and leading business enterprises. Its full product portfolios and solutions provide daily convenience and security to over hundreds of millions of e-banking and e-government customers over the globe..
China Zheshang Bank
China Zheshang Bank (“CZBank”) is one of the 12 national joint-stock commercial banks approved by the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (“CBIRC”). Headquartered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, CZBank is the only national joint-stock commercial bank headquartered in Zhejiang.
CZBank officially commenced operations on August 18, 2004 and was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on March 30, 2016 (Stock Code: 2016). As of December 31, 2018, CZBank had established 242 branch outlets, effectively covering the Yangtze River Delta, the Bohai Rim, the Pearl River Delta and certain areas in Central and Western China.
On April 21, 2017, their first holding subsidiary – Zheyin Financial Leasing officially commenced operations. On December 19, 2017, CZBank was granted the banking license by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and became a licensed bank of Hong Kong, thus speeding up the pace of international layout.On April 10,2018,Hong Kong Branch of CZBANK formally started operations.
Since the commencement of business operations, CZBank has been pursuing steady development based in Zhejiang Province in accordance with the requirements proposed at the time of their incorporation by General Secretary Xi Jinping, the then Secretary of CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee. Consequently, CZBank has become a high-quality commercial bank boasting a solid foundation, strong profitability, rapid growth and prudent risk control.
As of December 31, 2018, their total assets amounted to RMB1.65 trillion, the balance of customer deposits was RMB974.8 billion, and the total loans and advances to customers was RMB865.2 billion, representing an increase of 7.15%, 13.26% and 28.59% on a year-on-year basis; and the non-performing loan ratio was 1.20%. CZBank moved up 20 places to rank 111st in terms of tier-one capital and moved up 9 places to rank 100th in terms of total assets among the “Top 1000 World Banks 2017” released by the British magazine The Banker.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co., Ltd. assigned AAA corporate credit rating to CZBank, which is the highest among financial institutions..
CDHTI Venture Capital
CDHTI Venture Capital Co., Ltd. was established in May 2004; the registered capital is RMB 1 00,000,000 Yuan; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chengdu Hi-tech Investment Group Co., Ltd.
The company exploits the government resource and its advantages to the full and provides small and medium-sized technology-based enterprise with such services as equity investment, consultation, strategy development and equity management. In 2007, the company became the first venture capital institution in Chengdu and the first batch of venture capital institution recognized by venture capital guidance funds of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
In 2010, the company launched and set the Winpower Venture Capital Fund, obtained a financial support of RMB 20,000,000 Yuan from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China and became one of the 26 professional investment management team recognized by the Ministry of Science and Technology in the whole country. In 2012, the Chengdu Hi-Tech Development Zone set the first Angel Investment Fund solely invested by the government in China; the scale of the first phase was RMB 80,000,000 Yuan which was under the professional operation and management of the company.
In 2014, the company launched and set the first “new third board” Venture Capital Fund with a scale of RMB 100,000,000 Yuan in Chengdu, namely, the Winpower Xingke Venture Capital Fund, to further support the development of technology-based venture company. As of the end of 2014, the company launched, set and participated the management of various marketable operation professional investment fund, including 5 funds of Venture Angel Investment Fund in the Hi-Tech Development Zone, New Venture Capital Fund, Winpower Venture Capital Fund, Venture Accelerator Investment Fund and Winpower Xingke Venture Capital Fund; the fund scale managed was nearly RMB 500,000,000 Yuan.
The company accumulatively invested over 70 angel projects and venture projects over the years, successfully boosted 5 enterprises such as Westone and GoldTel Electronical to enter the SME board or GEM and helped 4 enterprises such as Chengdu Bikong Sci-Tech Shares Co., Ltd., Chengdu Guoke Haibo Information Technology Co., Ltd., Chengdu Uestc Optical Communications Corp. and Chengdu Guangda Electronic Co., Ltd.
to list on the “new third board”; the number of listed companies ranked the first in the total number of listed companies on the “new third board” in the Hi-Tech Development Zone in Chengdu. The company will exploit the resource advantage and supporting function of the state-owned venture capital institutions to the full, optimize and improve the investment industrial chain from the angel investment and venture capital to the fund investment; the company will help the small and medium-sized technology-based enterprises to become bigger and stronger with the strength of the financial instruments and capital market, create an innovation and development new situation for the Chengdu Hi-tech Investment Group and make positive contribution to the promotion of “3rd Entrepreneurship ” in the Hi-Tech Development Zone..
Yongjin Group is a holding group company focusing on the financial service, private equity investment and medical industry. Their mission is to create “the most reliable financial service institution in the capital market”.
Yongjin Group has achieved significant business performance based on the management philosophy, “combining a professional team with a strategy of accurate decision making”.. .
Pan-Lin Asset Management
Fortune United Partners, aka Shanghai Pan-Lin Asset Management Co, is a Shanghai-based private equity firm which is mainly engaged in assets management in equity investment and post-investment stages. The Company is a private equity fund manager registered with China Securities Investment Fund Association (registration number: P1000741).
So far, the Company has successfully initiated and managed seven PE funds, including a healthcare industry venture capital fund and an M&A fund for environmentally-friendly industry. The company, along with its managed PE funds, is collectively known as Panlin Capital.
Panlin Capital adheres to the concept of “professionalism creates value”. Supported by its investment management team with highly complementary expertise and industrial resources, and well-known for its multiple successful exits cases, the Company ranks the forefront of RMB PE fund market..
Ledger Capital is a financial services and investment firm focused on digital assets and blockchain enablement of the real economy. They provide capital, expertise, and managed services to exceptional teams, corporations, and government-backed initiatives that are looking to tackle problems in large mature markets and verticals with blockchain technology.
Their core team consists of seasoned tech entrepreneurs, leaders of blockchain technology projects, and executives of top investment firms.. .
National Council for Social Security Fund
National Council for Social Security Fund is a sovereign wealth fund of the Government Of People’s Republic of China. It manages capital and equity assets derived from reduction of state-owned shares, fiscal allocation of the central government, and other investment proceeds.
National Council for Social Security Fund invests in bank deposits, treasury bonds, and other financial instruments including marketable security investment funds, stocks, and securities such as corporate bonds and financial bonds. It also invests in private equity through external fund managers.
It invests domestically and in emerging market economies and Europe. National Council for Social Security Fund began operation in August 2000.
It has its headquarters in Beijing in China.. .
Fengshion Capital was established with a vision of coupling optimized financial solutions and commercial resources to support broad industry innovation. They work closely with entrepreneurs to discover new opportunities and to build a better tomorrow.
Their team operates with the same enthusiasm they expect of the entrepreneurs they invest in. They bring to their work and investments a commitment to excellence and strive to be true value add partners to their portfolio companies.
Their investors are a mix of industry leaders and prominent financial institutions; their sectoral expertise and extensive networks bring an additional dimension of competitiveness to their portfolio companies. Their investment team is dedicated to careful stewardship of their LPs funds and to generating meaningful returns while broadening their investors’ exposure to bleeding edge innovation..
InnoSpring is the holding company for a multi-national ecosystem of technology industrial parks, incubators, and venture capital funds ($200M under management). We exist with a mission to become the global start for startups.
InnoSpring strives to create a vertically integrated system to fuel inspired entrepreneurs and their dreams to redefine the future with technological innovation. We are a professional, visionary and resourceful team with 15 years of experience that fundamentally re-shaped how domestic and international companies grow beyond their home regions or countries.
We currently have operations in three countries, including United States (Santa Clara, Palo Alto, San Francisco), China (Shanghai, Kunshan, Nantong), and Germany (in construction).. .
SANPEI VENTURES is an investment holding based in Shanghai focused on Western growth-stage tech start-ups looking to build a presence in Chinese market. We work with start-ups developing data-driven, B2B technologies aiming to disrupt how traditional industries operate, with a primary focus on retail and consumer-facing sectors.
Despite China obvious attractiveness as a market due to its size and scalability potential, Western start-ups often rule it out of their international expansion plans, as it is perceived as an extremely complicated market to access. SANPEI VENTURES aim to solve this problem, putting at work not only our extensive experience in China and Europe but also full operational capabilities to help Western start-ups set foot and accelerate their growth in Chinese market.
We identify western start-ups with unique technologies and large scalability potential in China and partner with them through local Joint Ventures. SANPEI VENTURES funds and operates the Joint-Ventures to accelerate their growth in the region, allowing start-ups to develop in China without any funding requirements.
We are focused on data-driven start-ups developing unique technologies with strong artificial intelligence component and highly scalable. Our current focus is in retail and consumer facing sectors in China..
HuangPu River Capital
HuangPu River (HPR) Capital is an investment firm that is focused on the global high-growth companies. Based in Shanghai, the financial center of China, we have managed multiple funds and invested in many late-stage and Pre-IPO companies globally.
We’re holding the largest number of shares of global unicorns in the Asia-Pacific region. HPR owns several investment entities including Shanghai Investment Corporation..
China Cinda Asset Management
China Cinda Asset Management Ltd. known as China Cinda or just Cinda is a Chinese merchant bank and asset management company.
The corporation was founded as a state-owned enterprise and a bad bank for China Construction Bank in 1999. .
Laurel Venture Capital
Laurel Venture Capital is a life science focused venture capital firm with a focus on investment in early and mid-stage therapeutic assets of life science companies in China, Europe and the United States. Laurel’ s team of investors and entrepreneurs share a passion for the transformative power of technology to fulfil the unmet medical need, and to fund companies that can deliver breakthrough medical advances with cutting-edge technology and strong IP profiles.
We have a strong team of professionals and external consultants with extensive experience in finance, regulatory, IP, CMC, pre-clinical and clinical operations that engages strategically with our portfolio company Boards, management teams and co-investors to help secure successful corporate partnerships and exits.. .
CVCapital is committed to become a Globalized Investment Bank in China. With our initial focus on the TMT and Consumer sectors, CVCapital had successfully completed multiple landmark transactions in China.
In recent years, we have expanded our verticals into Healthcare and Advanced Manufacturing, striving to provide the most professional and efficient investment banking services. CVCapital pools together complementary professional talents with profound industrial knowledge, extensive experience in transaction structuring and execution, broad project-sourcing capacity, and a global mindset.
We are a full-service financial advisory firm for China-domestic & cross-border Mergers and Acquisition, and strategic financing transactions. In a constant pursuit to better serve our clients, CVCapital became the very first Chinese investment bank to strategically expand our footprint internationally, with the 2014 establishment of CVCapital Securities as the Firm’s U.S.
Securities broker-dealer licensed entity. Now we have offices around the globe in Hong Kong, Munich, Seattle, and Silicon Valley, with future expansion plans into Israel, India, Japan, and Korea..
Blue Ocean Capital Group
Blue Ocean Capital Group (“BOCG”) is an emerging equity investment house, specializing in healthcare investment, with $300 million equivalent in assets under management（AUM）accumulatively. BOCG has been committed to in-depth investment and value creation.
Through effective investment management, BOCG brings positive change to investees and creates long-term value for investors.. .
Next Capital focuses on projects of new consumer retail, new finance and internet, innovation sector. The investment phase ranges from angels to round A, with investment ranging from RMB 3 million to RMB 30 million.
Next Capital was founded in 2017 and was established by Li Li.. .
Guosheng Group is a state-owned large-scale investment holding and capital operation company. The group was established in April 2007 with a registered capital of 10 billion yuan.
At the beginning of its establishment, the Group was the investment channel for the major industrial projects of the Shanghai Municipal Government. Its main function is to serve Shanghai.
The economic transformation and upgrading and the reform of state-owned assets and state-owned enterprises will give full play to the two functions of industrial investment and capital operation. In June 2008, the Group officially started operations and carried out a series of operations in investing in strategic emerging industries, promoting industrial group adjustment and liquidation, non-performing assets, and disposal of bad debts.
In 2014, in order to further deepen the reform of state-owned enterprises in Shanghai, the municipal government determined that Guosheng Group is one of the two state-owned operating platforms in Shanghai. Since then, Guosheng Group has closely focused on the functional positioning of the state-owned operation platform, accelerated the reform and adjustment and transformation, and played an active role in innovating the operation mechanism of state-owned assets, promoting the optimization and restructuring of state-owned assets and orderly flow, and promoting the development of strategic emerging industries.
The operation mode of equity injection-capital operation-revenue investment is basically formed.. .
The cloud-chain financial platform is an Internet-based supply chain financial service platform built by a number of large state-owned enterprises. It aims to give full play to the core role of large state-owned enterprises in the industrial chain and serve the industry chain in an all-round way.
In each economy, establish a harmonious, healthy and benign industrial ecosystem. The cloud-chain financial platform relies on the resource advantages of many large-scale enterprises, adhering to the innovative ideas of continuous pioneering and enterprising, realizing the integration of traditional industries with the Internet and finance, and providing trustworthy enterprises in many industrial fields on the basis of a sound risk control.
Langtaosha Investment Management
Hangzhou Langtaosha Investment Management Co., Ltd. was established in 2015 and is headquartered in Hualiyun Cube, Yuhang District, Hangzhou.
Since the establishment of the company, along with the transformation and upgrading of China’s economy and the continuous improvement of multi-level capital markets, with the care and support of all walks of life, focus on equity investment in medical health, new technology, education, and cultural and creative entertainment, Langtaosha Investment It has been rated as one of the top ten venture capital institutions in Zhejiang Province and has become one of the fastest growing professional investment institutions in Zhejiang Province. Langtaosha Investment is a private equity investment fund manager registered with the China Securities Fund Association.
It is driven by three businesses of “incubation + investment + investment bank”. It has strict wind control and perfect investment process.
It has led and participated. Financing, listing, mergers and acquisitions of listed companies, as well as transformation and upgrading of listed companies, mergers and acquisitions.
In 2018, the company entered the field of industrial incubation and operated a large health incubator, artificial intelligence incubator and digital entertainment industrial park. Over the years, I have been assisted by Huali Group, Jinjin Service, Zhejiang Publishing Group, Zhejiang Travel Group, Zhejiang Venture Capital Association, Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce, Hangzhou High Investment, Yuhang Jinkong, Quantum University and other partners.
China Merchants Huimin, Zhongji United, Zhongyue Technology, Miqu Network, Netcom Network, Weice Bio, Neighboring Good Health, and Huafang Medical Care have become well-known star projects in the industry. After years of accumulation, Langtaosha Investment has created an experienced, rigorous and pragmatic professional investment team with deep resources in each field.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
AIIB is a multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure and other productive sectors in Asia, including energy and power, transportation and telecommunications, rural infrastructure and agriculture development. It has a strong policies on governance, accountability, financial, procurement, environmental, and social frameworks.
AIIB began its operations in 2016 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.. .
Guangdong Culture Venture Factory
Guangdong Culture Venture Factory is an innovative and entrepreneurial service organization specializing in investments and incubation. In terms of innovation and entrepreneurship services, it insists on using aggregate resources as the entrance and entrepreneurship training as the link.
Focusing on investment management and featuring media communication, we are committed to providing a full range of quality services to start-ups.. .
Harvest Capital is a private equity investment firm focused on the entire consumption and service sector. The firm aims to invest in and partner with industry-leading enterprises and assisting them with the listing process and becoming industry leaders.
Harvest Capital’s total assets have amounted to 10.8 billion RMB, and all are guaranteed by State Development Planning Commission and Asset Management Association of China.. .
Angel Group Holding Company
Angel Medical (China) Holdings Group is a commitment to high-quality medical resources in China integration and brand management Investment Group, which is headquartered in Chengdu, China. Angel Medical (China) Holdings implementation of the “scale, brand, chain, professional” development strategy, by gradually expanding the range of services and investment, investment in a wide range of interventional medical field, to carry out high-end medical service-oriented industry, finance-related industry as a whole, diversified regional healthcare brand chain operations.
Angel Medical (China) Holdings Group’s high-end maternity hospital “Angel Maternity Hospital in Chengdu,” has achieved the industry, government and social identity. Was “an example of well-known Chinese brand maternity hospital in 2009,” the most prestigious award, the formation of a good brand, reputation.
Hospital through the International Joint Commission established by the U.S. Department of JCI (Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for Hospital) certification, awarded China the first 15, the southwest region’s first and only international Chengdu, Sichuan JCI certified hospitals.
Hospitals adhere to the “integrity, quality, pioneering and enterprising,” the purpose of running the hospitals, medical treatment, research, prevention, care and rehabilitation as one of the maternity hospital. Now docking with the international capital and listing platform to build has been completed.
Angel Medical (China) Holdings Group has a modern management team, experienced professional team of physicians, as well as a strong operations team. Group advanced medical management philosophy, according to the prevailing business model of international medical institutions, construction and management standards, building health care environment, good health care forms, and constantly open up the health care market in mainland China..
LTCV Investment Holdings
LTCV Holdings is an investment company focused on healthy life, retail consumption and catering. Creating a perfect entry and exit platform for shareholders is our goal, but it is not the end.
LTCV leverages the wealth of industry experience and resource network of the investment team to help entrepreneurs and their companies find themselves, break through innovations, and grow steadily to create the greatest value for the company.. .
Based in Shenzhen, the technology center of China’s Greater Bay Area, nTheta possess the expertise, network and insight developed from our years of experience building the country’s 1st truly global unicorn. Unlike traditional accelerators/incubators, we maintain a fully-staffed operations capability all at your disposal.
Our mission is to serve as your China landing team, allowing you to quickly launch your China business without ever surrendering control of your company’s management or its technology.. .
CQubed invests in and manages early stage opportunities in Chongqing, Southwest China. Its family of companies represents highly influential markets – namely Education, Food and Digital Media.
The CQubed Hub office space serves as headquarters for the whole family and ensures collaboration and knowledge transfer across projects.. .
BitFund is a bitcoin related private equity focused on investing and helping bitcoin related projects and startups. By connecting developers and investors, BitFund is accelerating the revolution that bitcoin initiated.
It was started from as little as 3.5 Million U.S. dollars, and within one year, BitFund became and influential Venture Capital related to crypto-currency in China.
BitFund was founded in 2013 by [Xiaolai Li](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/xiaolai-li), a middle-aged retired formal teacher, a life-long learner, an individual who has always been curious about innovations and enthusiastic on efficiency. It is based in Beijing, China..
Social Venture Group – SVG
Social Venture Group (SVG) is a nonprofit philanthropic advisory and advocacy organization that promotes philanthropy in China. It encourages, supports, and advises individuals, families, businesses, and foundations to make donations to Chinese grassroots charities and projects.
It offers research, advisory, project reporting, and educational services. The organization operates projects in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Kunming.
Social Venture Group was founded in 2006 and is based in Shanghai, China.. .
SDIC Capital is an investment firm based in China. The company was first established in 1997 and listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in May of the same year.
It was founded as China Textile Investment Development Co., Ltd. In 2015, the company successively acquired Essence Securities Co., Ltd.
through the issuance of shares, sold the original industrial assets and acquired SDIC Zhonggu Futures Co., Ltd., successfully completed the transformation of the main business from textile to securities.. .
Morning Sentinel Group (Morning Whistle Group)
Morning Whistle Group is a Chinese platform that provides information, deal info matching, database, and offline services to facilitate China’s cross-border investments. It aims at gathering information of global tradable assets and providing one-stop service for medium-scale investments and transactions.
Morning Whistle Group was co-founded by 21st Century Business Herald.. .
Shanggu Capital is a professional investment fund founded by the famous angel investor Mr. Li Hansheng.
The company focuses on the cultivation and mining of early high growth opportunities. The predecessor of Shanggu Capital was Mr.
Li Hansheng’s personal investment platform. After more than ten years of development, the fund currently manages more than 100 invested companies.
Many of these companies have grown into leading companies in the industry, or have achieved listing/M&A exits. Equity Capital has always focused on discovering outstanding entrepreneurs and helping them to use existing resources to grow, so as to maximize new business models, leverage their innovative advantages, and accelerate entrepreneurial self-growth..
HXGP.com is a Chinese company that covers three major segments of consumer finance, wealth management, and investment. With the core concept of “making finance simpler”, the company has always been driven by technological innovation and has enabled users to enjoy more valuable financial services by upgrading their technology, business, and service levels.
HXGP.com was founded in 2009 and is based in Beijing, China.. .
SNDA – Jiao Yang
Shanda Group is a cultural investment holding group based in the People’s Republic of China. It is focused on internet financial innovation, digital-life service, new media, modern publishing, online games, and literature.
The company’s forms of investment include private equity investment, venture investment, estate investment, and operation and hedge fund.. .
Solbright Technology Co., Ltd.Beijing branch is a venture capital founded by both Xiexin New Energy and Situo Photovoltaic Technology. Focusing on the R&D and promotion of value-added service in the photovoltaic industry, Solbright is dedicated to be a pioneer in providing integration solutions of photovoltaic power station intelligent operation system.
Through years of expansion and development, it has forged substantive cooperation with industry leaders such as GCL, ZTE, Saudi Aramco, Softbank and Adani.. .
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