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SAIC Capital

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Total investments 44
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$30M
Portfolio companies 38
Rounds per year 3.38
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Transportation
  • Hardware
Summary

SAIC Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in China. The main department of described VC is located in the Shanghai.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the SAIC Capital, startups are often financed by SOSV, Vistara Capital Partners, Unicom Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are VectoIQ LLC, Triangle Peak Partners, Toyota Motor Corporation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Toyota Motor Corporation, SoftBank Investment Advisers, SOSV.

The typical startup value when the investment from SAIC Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Computer Vision, Peer to Peer. 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 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 Cihon, CalmCar Vision System, Guardknox.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SIRUI

Electronics
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
04 Jan 2024 Qingdao Shi, Shandong, China

Ionomr

Advanced Materials
Battery
Chemical
Clean Energy
Electronics
Fuel Cell
Information Technology
Renewable Energy
Water
Water Purification
$20M05 Dec 2023 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Huaqing Electronic Material Technology

Advanced Materials
Electronics
Manufacturing
23 Oct 2023 Jinjiang, China

Five Star Graphite

Advanced Materials
Chemical
Manufacturing
31 Aug 2023 -

KeyKing Recycling

Battery
Energy
Recycling
08 Dec 2022 -

AM Batteries

Electronics
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$25M25 Oct 2022 Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States

Luoan Technology

Cyber Security
Legal
Manufacturing
$77M18 Jul 2022 Haidian, Beijing, China

Yudao Bio

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

Eswin

Communication Hardware
Hardware
Semiconductor
Wearables
$386M01 Dec 2021 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
News
Sonatus Raises $35M in Series A Financing

– Sonatus, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based automotive software company, raised $35m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Translink Capital with participation from Hyundai Motor Group’s Kia Corporation, SAIC Capital, LG Electronics, Marvell, UMC Capital, and Wanxiang Group Company.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate global growth and further expand its roadmap of next-generation software-defined vehicle solutions.

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Total investments 44
Average round size 30M
Rounds per year 3.38
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 0
Follow on index 0.11
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.84

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SIRUI

Electronics
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
04 Jan 2024 Qingdao Shi, Shandong, China

Ionomr

Advanced Materials
Battery
Chemical
Clean Energy
Electronics
Fuel Cell
Information Technology
Renewable Energy
Water
Water Purification
$20M05 Dec 2023 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Huaqing Electronic Material Technology

Advanced Materials
Electronics
Manufacturing
23 Oct 2023 Jinjiang, China

Five Star Graphite

Advanced Materials
Chemical
Manufacturing
31 Aug 2023 -

KeyKing Recycling

Battery
Energy
Recycling
08 Dec 2022 -

AM Batteries

Electronics
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$25M25 Oct 2022 Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States

Luoan Technology

Cyber Security
Legal
Manufacturing
$77M18 Jul 2022 Haidian, Beijing, China

Yudao Bio

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

Eswin

Communication Hardware
Hardware
Semiconductor
Wearables
$386M01 Dec 2021 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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