Gobi Partners Founded 2002
Founders Thomas Tsao
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Total investments 100
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 100
Rounds per year 5.26
Lead investments 54
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

Gobi Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2002. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Shanghai. The venture was found in Asia in China.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Airwallex, Kr Space, 36Kr Media We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Travel, Financial Services. 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 location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The fund was created by Thomas Tsao. The overall number of key employees were 9.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Gobi Partners works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from Gobi Partners the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Gobi Partners, startups are often financed by JAFCO Asia, East Ventures, Convergence Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Convergence Ventures, 500 Startups, JAFCO Asia. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, InnoVen Capital, Sequoia Capital.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Black Fish
Consumer
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Series A
50M22 Aug 2018 China, 玄武区
Camera360
Apps
Photography
Series A
10M08 May 2012 China, Chengdu City
Camera360
Apps
Photography
Series B
18M27 Aug 2013 China, Chengdu City
Deliveree Logistics
Delivery
Fleet Management
Logistics
Shipping
Series B
18M16 Apr 2020 Indonesia, Jakarta Special Capital Region
SHBJ.com
Delivery
Logistics
Service Industry
Series A
1M10 Apr 2012 China, Qingpu District
Baichebao
Automotive
Consulting
Information Technology
Series A
6M27 Nov 2017 China, Haidian
Mobrella
Customer Service
Sharing Economy
Seed
25 Aug 2017 China, Futian District
Airwallex
Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Payments
Seed
3M05 Jul 2016 United States, Melbourne
Aoliday
Apps
Mobile Apps
Travel
Seed
1M19 Jan 2015 China, Shanghai
Shuxi Technology
Agriculture
AgTech
Information Services
Software
Angel
1M20 Sep 2019 China, 玄武区
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