Bertelsmann Asia Investments

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Annabelle Yu Long


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Total investments 143
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 98
Rounds per year 10.21
Lead investments 34
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 12
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech

In 2008 was created Bertelsmann Asia Investments, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Asia in China. Bertelsmann Asia Investments appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Beijing.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Bertelsmann Asia Investments, startups are often financed by IDG Capital, GGV Capital, Tencent Holdings. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ZhenFund, IDG Capital, Tencent Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, ZhenFund, YF Capital (Yunfeng Capital).

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Automotive, Education. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Chunyu Yisheng, Club Factory, YOHO. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive 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 - China. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

This organization was formed by Annabelle Yu Long. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Bertelsmann Asia Investments is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Bertelsmann Asia Investments works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Computing
Graphic Design
24 Mar 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Taichi Graphics

Cloud Infrastructure
Graphic Design
$50M07 Feb 2022 Beijing, Beijing, China

Stori Card

Credit Cards
Financial Services
$125M11 Nov 2021 Mexico City, Mexico


Building Maintenance
Cloud Computing
$15M30 Aug 2021 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

neoX Biotech

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Product Research
08 Jul 2021 Beijing, Beijing, China


25 Jun 2021 -

Babel Finance

$40M10 May 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China


Artificial Intelligence
$20M07 Apr 2021 Shanghai, China

Biren Technology

Information Technology
$2B30 Mar 2021 Shanghai, China


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