Dark Horse Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Wenwen Niu


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Total investments 37
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 4.62
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Food and Beverage
  • Training

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Haidian. The venture was found in Asia in China.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Dark Horse Ventures, startups are often financed by Triniti Capital, Startupbootcamp, S.F. Express. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are QC Capital, K2VC, S.F. Express. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ZhenFund, Shenzhen Gemboom Investment Management, Qualcomm Ventures.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

The fund was created by Wenwen Niu.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cbeidou Supply Chain, COHO, Vphoto. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tuyun Space

Information Technology
01 Mar 2022 Haidian, Beijing, China

Maicong Software

08 Feb 2022 Huairou, Beijing, China


09 May 2021 Haidian, Beijing, China


06 Jan 2020 Haidian, Beijing, China

United AI

21 Oct 2019 Hexi, Tianjin


Customer Service
Health Care
$7M27 Aug 2019 China, Beijing


09 Jul 2019 China, Beijing


$463K01 Feb 2019 Xuhui, Shanghai

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$3M15 Jan 2019 Shanghai, China


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