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Plum Ventures

Founders Shichun Wu

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Total investments 218
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 197
Rounds per year 21.80
Lead investments 36
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.10
Exits 4
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Software
Summary

Plum Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in China. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Changzhou.

The fund was created by Shichun Wu.

When the investment is from Plum Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Plum Ventures works on 27 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Plum Ventures, startups are often financed by ZhenFund, Innoangel Fund, Fortune Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are K2VC, Innoangel Fund, Amphora Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Matrix Partners China, Sky9 Capital, Fortune Venture Capital.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, E-Commerce. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Chaoneng Xiaohei, 24Kick, Yuncaiyuan.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

HooRii Technology

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Software
24 Nov 2023 Yuhang, Zhejiang, China

Yunyao Aerospace Technology

Aerospace
Data Integration
$15M30 Oct 2023 Guangdong, Tianjin, China

Guangyin Technology

Clean Energy
Energy
Energy Management
Renewable Energy
$7M09 Jun 2023 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Gemsouls

Artificial Intelligence
Media and Entertainment
21 Mar 2023 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

DKJY Beauty Clinic

Beauty
Cosmetic Surgery
Medical
$4M28 Feb 2023 Tianhe, Hubei, China

AOTIGER Coffee

Coffee
Food and Beverage
Fruit
13 Feb 2023 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Soully Protocol

Blockchain
Consumer Research
$1M05 Feb 2023 New York, New York, United States

PINPHON

Energy
Energy Management
Manufacturing
12 Dec 2022 Xiangcheng, China

Jimo Bio

Animal Feed
Food Processing
Livestock
$3M14 Nov 2022 Xiaoshan, Zhejiang, China
News
Raythink Raises Tens of Millions of Yuan Series A Funding

– Raythink, a Shenzhen, China-based in-vehicle AR display technology company, raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding.
– The round – of tens of millions of yuan – was led by Plum Ventures with participation Qianhai FOF, Weed Ventures, Oriental Fortune Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds for a rail transit laboratory, HUD (heads-up display) mass production and automotive-grade certification.

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Total investments 218
Average round size 6M
Rounds per year 21.80
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 36
Follow on index 0.10
Exits 4
Group Appearance index 0.75

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

HooRii Technology

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Software
24 Nov 2023 Yuhang, Zhejiang, China

Yunyao Aerospace Technology

Aerospace
Data Integration
$15M30 Oct 2023 Guangdong, Tianjin, China

Guangyin Technology

Clean Energy
Energy
Energy Management
Renewable Energy
$7M09 Jun 2023 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Gemsouls

Artificial Intelligence
Media and Entertainment
21 Mar 2023 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

DKJY Beauty Clinic

Beauty
Cosmetic Surgery
Medical
$4M28 Feb 2023 Tianhe, Hubei, China

AOTIGER Coffee

Coffee
Food and Beverage
Fruit
13 Feb 2023 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Soully Protocol

Blockchain
Consumer Research
$1M05 Feb 2023 New York, New York, United States

PINPHON

Energy
Energy Management
Manufacturing
12 Dec 2022 Xiangcheng, China

Jimo Bio

Animal Feed
Food Processing
Livestock
$3M14 Nov 2022 Xiaoshan, Zhejiang, China
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