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Highlight Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 81
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 66
Rounds per year 10.12
Lead investments 20
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 6

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biopharma

Highlight Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The main department of described VC is located in the Nanjin. The company was established in Asia in China.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Highlight Capital, startups are often financed by WI Harper Group, Qiming Venture Partners, Prometheus Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wu Capital, V Star Capital, Sequoia Capital China. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Aphelion Capital, Wu Capital, SDIC Fund Management.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Chemclin, Quyi Network, Imago BioSciences. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, Biopharma. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 19 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Highlight Capital performs on 26 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Yaotan Pharmaceutical

$30M29 Mar 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Medilink Therapeutics

$70M14 Mar 2022 Gusu District, Jiangsu, China

Bichen Pharmaceutical

$30M04 Jan 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

SparX Group

Health Care
$30M31 Dec 2021 -

Thousand Oaks Biopharmaceuticals

Health Care
$231M28 Dec 2021 China, Guangdong Province, China

ColorTech Bio

$23M20 Dec 2021 -

Qinghui Liannuo

Health Care
Life Science
$15M22 Nov 2021 Beijing, Beijing, China

Vision X

Health Care
29 Sep 2021 Zhuhai, Guangdong, China

Inmagene Biopharmaceuticals

Health Care
$100M01 Jun 2021 Zhangdian District, Shandong, China


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