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Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Andrew Lee

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Total investments 56
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 8.00
Lead investments 18
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Finance
  • FinTech
Summary

The venture was found in Asia in Hong Kong. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Causeway Bay.

The current fund was established by Andrew Lee. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, MindWorks Ventures, Coent Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are CDIB Capital, MindWorks Ventures, WI Harper Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by CDIB Capital, Monku2019s Hill Ventures, Line Ventures.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Logistics, E-Commerce. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GoGoVan, WeLab, AutoX. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Hong Kong.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 50 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund is 1-5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

AsiaYo

Apps
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Hospitality
Leisure
Mobile Apps
Sharing Economy
Travel
Travel Accommodations
Vacation Rental
Web Development
$12M11 Jul 2022 New Taipei, Taiwan

Great Bay Bio

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Life Science
$10M01 Dec 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Qupital

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Trading Platform
$150M09 Nov 2021 Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Forkast.News

$1M18 May 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

SleekFlow

E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
Facebook
Marketing Automation
Messaging
SaaS
Sales Automation
Social Shopping
Software
01 May 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

viAct.ai

Computer Vision
Construction
Manufacturing
$2M24 Mar 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Lynk

Consulting
Information Services
Information Technology
Knowledge Management
$24M27 Jan 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Qupital

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Trading Platform
11 Dec 2020 Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Aqumon

Finance
Financial Services
$30M22 Oct 2020 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
News
Forkast Raises $1.7M in Seed Funding

– Forkast, a Hong Kong-based blockchain-focused multimedia platform, raised $1.7M in seed funding.
– The round was led by AMTD Group, Fenbushi Capital, Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, Animoca Brands, Longling Capital, CMCC Global and Sora Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to enhance its digital story-telling capabilities led by video, expand its current team and invest in innovative content creation technologies that deepen engagement with a global audience.

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