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Linear Venture

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Total investments 94
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$20M
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 9.40
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Robotics
  • Analytics
Summary

Linear Venture appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The main department of described VC is located in the Beijing. The venture was found in Asia in China.

The top activity for fund was in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Linear Venture is more than 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Linear Venture, startups are often financed by IDG Capital, China Growth Capital, Voyager Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital China, IDG Capital, China Growth Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital China, Qiming Venture Partners, IDG Capital.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise, Information Technology. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Horizon Robotics, WM Motor, Tongdun Technology.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bizhen Technology

3D Technology
Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
13 Mar 2023 Yangpu, Hainan, China

JINGdigital

Advertising
Information Technology
Marketing
$7M01 Jul 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Mindverse

Artificial Intelligence
Software
$7M08 Jun 2022 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Guandata

Analytics
Enterprise
$43M22 Feb 2022 Shangcheng District, Zhejiang, China

Hebin Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
Robotics
26 Nov 2021 Hefei, Anhui, China

ACXEL Tech

Consumer
Consumer Electronics
Electronics
16 Nov 2021 Foshan, Guangdong, China

Thinking Data

Analytics
Gaming
$58M15 Nov 2021 Changning District, China

JINGdigital

Advertising
Information Technology
Marketing
$12M02 Jun 2021 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

SmartAHC

Agriculture
Farming
Internet of Things
Sensor
$1M21 May 2021 Jiading District, China

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Total investments 94
Average round size 20M
Rounds per year 9.40
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 13
Follow on index 0.37
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 0.90

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bizhen Technology

3D Technology
Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
13 Mar 2023 Yangpu, Hainan, China

JINGdigital

Advertising
Information Technology
Marketing
$7M01 Jul 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Mindverse

Artificial Intelligence
Software
$7M08 Jun 2022 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Guandata

Analytics
Enterprise
$43M22 Feb 2022 Shangcheng District, Zhejiang, China

Hebin Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
Robotics
26 Nov 2021 Hefei, Anhui, China

ACXEL Tech

Consumer
Consumer Electronics
Electronics
16 Nov 2021 Foshan, Guangdong, China

Thinking Data

Analytics
Gaming
$58M15 Nov 2021 Changning District, China

JINGdigital

Advertising
Information Technology
Marketing
$12M02 Jun 2021 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

SmartAHC

Agriculture
Farming
Internet of Things
Sensor
$1M21 May 2021 Jiading District, China
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