Kunlun

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Yahui Zhou

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Total investments 44
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$54M
Portfolio companies 38
Rounds per year 3.14
Lead investments 12
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 8
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Video
Summary

In 2008 was created Kunlun, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Asia in China. Kunlun appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Beijing.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Kunlun, startups are often financed by Source Code Capital, SAIF Partners, ZhenFund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Source Code Capital, ZhenFund, Sequoia Capital China. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Source Code Capital, Walmart, Sequoia Capital China.

The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from Kunlun is 100-500 millions dollars. This Kunlun works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The fund was created by Yahui Zhou.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Qudian, Club Factory, Feidee. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Automotive, Higher Education. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

StarMaker Interactive

Mobile
Music
Publishing
Video
$83M21 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Yudao Bio

Alternative Medicine
Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
$40M14 Mar 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Kopi Kenangan

Coffee
Food and Beverage
$96M27 Dec 2021 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

YouWorld

Analytics
Mobile Advertising
Travel
$5M28 Sep 2021 Pasadena, California, United States

CellOrigin Biotech

Biotechnology
20 Jul 2021 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Biotheus

Biotechnology
Health Care
$100M02 Mar 2021 Xiangzhou District, Guangdong Province, China

Synlight Crystal

29 Dec 2020 -

PingCAP

Big Data
Database
Open Source
Software
$270M17 Nov 2020 California, United States

EdiGene

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
$67M13 Oct 2020 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
News
Biotheus Announces the Closing of a New Round of Financing co-led by General Atlantic and IDG Capital

– Biotheus announced the completion of a fourth round of financing, co-led by General Atlantic and IDG Capital.
– New investors include Kunlun Capital, CPE, and Cowin Capital.
– Biotheus is a clinical development stage company with the mission of treating cancer and autoimmune diseases through next-generation therapeutics.
– This is supported by the company’s product pipeline, which consists of over 10 novel monoclonal and multispecific antibodies.
– Biotheus currently has two bispecific antibodies in phase I clinical development for cancer treatment, and a third IND application was submitted at the end of 2020.

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