GSR Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Richard Lim Sonny Wu

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Total investments 328
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$22M
Portfolio companies 207
Rounds per year 18.22
Lead investments 59
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 20
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
Summary

In 2004 was created GSR Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

For fund there is no 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 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Didi Chuxing, Ele.me, Qunar.com. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Electronics.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the GSR Ventures, startups are often financed by Mayfield Fund, Lightspeed China Partners, Sequoia Capital China. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Matrix Partners China, Lightspeed China Partners, Vertex Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ZhenFund, Lightspeed China Partners, Tencent Holdings.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This GSR Ventures works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. When the investment is from GSR Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The current fund was established by Richard Lim, Sonny Wu. We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zhongan Huabang

Public Safety
Service Industry
Training
29 Dec 2021 Beijing, Beijing, China

izumi Finance

Financial Services
Software
$3M09 Dec 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Limbix

Health Care
Medical
Outpatient Care
Therapeutics
Virtual Reality
$15M07 Dec 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

Jiuke Xinxi

03 Dec 2021 Futian District, Guangdong Province, China

Evereden

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Health Care
Retail
Shopping
$32M02 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

Thinking Data

Analytics
Gaming
$58M15 Nov 2021 Changning District, China

Moka

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Information Technology
Machine Learning
SaaS
Staffing Agency
$100M01 Nov 2021 Haidian District, Beijing, China

Beta Finance

Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Services
$5M29 Oct 2021 -

Medable

Developer APIs
Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Messaging
Pharmaceutical
$304M26 Oct 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States
News
Alpha Medical Raises $24M in Series B Funding

– Alpha Medical is a women’s virtual primary care company.
– Company raised $24m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by SpringRock Ventures, Margo Georgiadis, Outcomes Collective Growth Capital, FMZ Ventures, Samsung Next, Chamaeleon, AV8 Ventures, and GSR Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations and business reach.

jaris Raises $31M in Series B Funding

– jaris from Burlingame CA provides an embedded lending solution for payment-enabled software companies.
– Series B $31m round was led by GSR Ventures with participation from Wing Venture Capital and Franklin Templeton, and individual investors.
– The new investment will be used to hire across all disciplines, including engineering, finance and operations, expand its product offerings to enable partners to get to market faster, and provide capital to the broadest range of their small business customers.

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