51job - Unicorn Nest



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Headquarters Location

China, Shanghai


51job was established in 1998, and is a well known Corporate Investor. The VC's location is in Asia, China. The primary office of this Corporate Investor is located in Shanghai.

In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this Corporate Investor achieves 47 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually.

The fund was created by Norman Lui.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3 others. Along with 51job, start-ups are often financed by Y Combinator, Uncork Capital, Qiming Venture Partners. The fund often co-invests with Uncork Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, Industry Ventures. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Yonghua Capital, Vision Knight Capital, Morgan Stanley.

Golden Education, Fountain are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Education, Staffing Agency. In addition, there are 4 more industries where it has achieved success. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: 51job.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, first last_initial, first, first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Funds Investing in Previous

Y Combinator, Uncork Capital, Qiming Venture Partners

Funds Investing in Following

Yonghua Capital, Vision Knight Capital, Morgan Stanley

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