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GSR Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Richard Lim Sonny Wu


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Total investments 388
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 259
Rounds per year 20.42
Lead investments 59
Follow on index
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Exits 20
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Health Care

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,, 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


Artificial Intelligence
Customer Service
Information Technology
$6M19 Jan 2023 San Francisco, California, United States


Information Technology
$2M05 Jan 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Machine Learning
$40M14 Dec 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Sudden Technologies

Cloud Data Services
Information Technology
Project Management
28 Nov 2022 Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Dat Bike

Electric Vehicle
$8M24 Nov 2022 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Zhengyan Software

Advanced Materials
Artificial Intelligence
17 Nov 2022 Changyang, Beijing, China


Risk Management
$2M20 Oct 2022 California, United States


Air Transportation
$3M18 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
$4M10 Oct 2022 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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