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FountainVest Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Frank Tang


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Total investments 21
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 1.31
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Apps
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail

FountainVest Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The venture was found in Asia in Hong Kong. The main department of described VC is located in the Central.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from FountainVest Partners is more than 1 billion dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This FountainVest Partners works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 37 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The current fund was established by Frank Tang. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the FountainVest Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital China, Qiming Venture Partners, Matrix Partners China. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are YF Capital (Yunfeng Capital), WuXi Healthcare Ventures, Tencent Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Trustbridge Partners, Tencent Holdings, DST Global.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Online Auctions, E-Commerce. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Meituan-Dianping, Guazi (Chehaoduo), For fund there is no 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


Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
$220M01 Apr 2021 Cupertino, California, United States


$100M09 Mar 2021 Shanghai

Xingsheng Youxuan

Food and Beverage
$2B19 Feb 2021 China, Hunan, China

Broncus Technologies

Health Care
Medical Device
28 Jan 2021 Mountain View, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Information Services
Machine Learning
$700M22 Jan 2021 Beijing


Artificial Intelligence
Search Engine
$1B28 Dec 2020 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China


Artificial Intelligence
Search Engine
$750M29 Jun 2020 China, Beijing


Media and Entertainment
15 Jan 2020 China, Dongcheng District

Health Care
$557M29 Nov 2019 Jiangsu
Ushopal Completes USD100M Financing

– Ushopal is a Shangai, China-based new luxury beauty and new retail group.
– The company completed a USD100m financing.
– The round was led by FountainVest Partners, with participation from Cathay Capital, Zhongyuan Capital, Hengxu Capital and Dazhong Zhongsong Fund.
– The new investment will be used for continued growth in China and Asia Pacific.


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