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IDG Capital

IDG Capital

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Headquarters Location

China, Beijing

About

IDG Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1993. The fund is located in China, Asia. The the headquarters of this VC is in Beijing.

The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - China. Besides this, the fund also invested in 13 other countries. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Internet, Finance. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 118 more areas of investment. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Xiaomi, Meituan-Dianping, Pinduoduo.

The fund was established by Jim Breyer. We also identified another 18 core personnel in our database.

This fund was the most active in 2018. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 4 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund typically enters into 25-48 deals annually. When IDG Capital invests, the average start-up valuation is more than 1 billion dollars. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. IDG Capital participates, on average, in 19 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Along with IDG Capital, start-ups are often financed by Northern Light Venture Capital, Hillhouse Capital Group, WI Harper Group as well as 138 other investors. The fund often co-invests with WI Harper Group, Lightspeed China Partners, Intel Capital, overall with 173 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Gaorong Capital, FREES FUND, WI Harper Group, and 164 VCs in total.

Year Founded

1993

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: idgcapital.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '_' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

89.6% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

13-24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

30.9% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x8.3

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

6.1 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.53 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

37

Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]

6

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

10

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Gaorong Capital, FREES FUND, WI Harper Group

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