SAIF Partners

Founded 2001
Founders Andrew Yan


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Total investments 327
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 210
Rounds per year 10.50
Lead investments 37
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 40
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Software

In 2001 was created SAIF Partners, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Hong Kong. The company was established in Asia in Hong Kong.

The current fund was established by Andrew Yan. We also calculated 17 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the SAIF Partners, startups are often financed by Northern Light Venture Capital, Venture Highway, Sequoia Capital India. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are WI Harper Group, Venture Highway, Kalaari Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, Qiming Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Mobile. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Paytm Mall, One97 Communications, VANCL. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This SAIF Partners works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from SAIF Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Mobile Apps
Social Media
Social Network
Late Stage Venture
502M08 Apr 2021 India, Bangalore

100M06 Apr 2021

Energy Monster

Consumer Electronics
Late Stage Venture
234M13 Mar 2021 China, Dongcheng District

Muthoot Capital

Financial Services
22 Feb 2021 India, Kochi

Early Stage Venture
10M08 Feb 2021


Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Early Stage Venture
02 Feb 2021
China, Futian District

Media and Entertainment
1M21 Jan 2021 India, Bengaluru


2M20 Jan 2021 India, Gurugram


Late Stage Venture
210M24 Dec 2020 China, Dongcheng District


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