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Founders Yiming Zhang


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Total investments 57
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 48
Rounds per year 5.70
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software
  • Robotics
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Food and Beverage

In 2012 was created ByteDance, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Haidian. The company was established in Asia in China.

Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 80 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from ByteDance the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight, The Minerva Project, Hupu. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile Apps, Media and Entertainment.

The fund was created by Yiming Zhang.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the ByteDance, startups are often financed by ZhenFund, Source Code Capital, Sequoia Capital India. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Yongjin Group, Xing Wang, Temasek Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Yongjin Group, Xiaomi, Temasek Holdings.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Marketing Automation
Sales Automation
Social Shopping
$8M22 Jun 2022 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China


Artificial Intelligence
Machinery Manufacturing
29 Jan 2022 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Silicon Integrated

Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
24 Jan 2022 Wuhan, Hubei, China

Shexu Technology

Artificial Intelligence
Industrial Design
11 Jan 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Li Weike

Artificial Intelligence
Virtual Reality
06 Jan 2022 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Dynasty Gene

Health Care
28 Dec 2021 Qingpu District, China


27 Dec 2021 -

Sinian Smart Driving

$18M21 Dec 2021 Beijing, Beijing, China


Courier Service
Supply Chain Management
$40M30 Nov 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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