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Capital Today

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 81
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$101M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 4.76
Lead investments 24
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 10
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Food and Beverage
  • Internet
  • Fashion
  • Retail
Summary

Capital Today appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2005. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in China. The main department of described VC is located in the Shanghai.

The overall number of key employees were 5.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Capital Today, startups are often financed by Qiming Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital China, IDG Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are IDG Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Tencent Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, Qiming Venture Partners, IDG Capital.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Capital Today performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. When the investment is from Capital Today the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Video, Fashion. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline JD.com, Meituan-Dianping, Guazi (Chehaoduo) For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

XYZ Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Logistics
Machine Learning
Robotics
Supply Chain Management
$40M20 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

HAI ROBOTICS

Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$100M14 Jun 2022 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

X-Times

Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Semiconductor
$15M20 Jan 2022 Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Gaussian Robot

Artificial Intelligence
Robotics
$185M10 Nov 2021 Shanghai, China

HAI ROBOTICS

Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$170M21 Sep 2021 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Outer

E-Commerce
Furniture
Manufacturing
Retail
$50M16 Sep 2021 Santa Monica, California, United States

Patpat

Apps
Children
Classifieds
E-Commerce
Shopping
23 Jul 2021 Mountain View, California, United States

Momo Dim Sum Bureau

Bakery
Food and Beverage
$16M25 Jun 2021 Dongcheng, Shaanxi, China

Doublefs

$100M17 Jun 2021 -
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Outdoor Living Brand Outer Raises $50M in Series B Funding

– Outer, the fastest growing direct-to-consumer home brand of 2020, announces the close of a $50M Series B investment round.
– The new investment was led by Kathy Xu of Capital Today along with Tribe Capital, C Ventures, TRAC VC, and Upfront Ventures.
– Existing investors, including Sequoia Capital China, Mucker Capital, Mantis VC, Unpopular Ventures, and Reimagined Ventures also participated in the round.
– Outer raised $10.5M in Series A funding in January 2021, bringing the startup’s total funding to $65M.
– Outer was named the fastest growing home brand of 2020 by SimilarWeb and Business Insider, experiencing a 1000%+ increase in sales amid the pandemic.

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