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Sequoia Capital China

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 967
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 673
Rounds per year 56.88
Lead investments 245
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 88
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce

Sequoia Capital China appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2005. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in China. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Beijing.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Toutiao,, Meituan-Dianping. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 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. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Software.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sequoia Capital China, startups are often financed by Shunwei Capital, SIG China (SIG Asia Investments), Gobi Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Xianghe Capital, Morningside Venture Capital, Linear Venture. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SIG China (SIG Asia Investments), Lightspeed China Partners, Gaorong Capital.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The typical startup value when the investment from Sequoia Capital China is more than 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Sequoia Capital China works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 33 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


IT Management
21 Nov 2022 Xicheng, Hebei, China


3D Printing
Machinery Manufacturing
18 Nov 2022 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China


Artificial Intelligence
Digital Media
Virtual World
10 Nov 2022 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China


Web Apps
$9M08 Nov 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Ketai Bio

Health Care
$15M06 Nov 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Bishi Technology

Artificial Intelligence
Industrial Engineering
$30M27 Oct 2022 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Rupan Technology

18 Oct 2022 Ningbo, Zhejiang, China


Financial Services
Financial Software
$100M10 Oct 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Cloud Computing
Graphic Design
01 Oct 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China
ShouTi Secures $100 Million Series B Financing to Accelerate Development of Life-Changing Medicines Fueled by Advanced Computational, Structure-Based Drug Design Platform

– ShouTi Inc. announced the close of a $100m Series B financing round.
– The round was led by BVF Partners. Additional new investors include Casdin Capital, Cormorant Asset Management, Janus Henderson Investors, Lilly Asia Ventures, Monashee Capital, Sage Partners, Stork Capital, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), TCG X, Terra Magnum Capital Partners, Woodline Partners, and co-founder and strategic partner Schrödinger.
– Existing investors also participated in the financing, including Eight Roads, F-Prime Capital Partners, Qiming Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital China, TF Capital and Wuxi AppTec.

Outdoor Living Brand Outer Raises $50M in Series B Funding

– Outer, the fastest growing direct-to-consumer home brand of 2020, announces the close of a $50M Series B investment round.
– The new investment was led by Kathy Xu of Capital Today along with Tribe Capital, C Ventures, TRAC VC, and Upfront Ventures.
– Existing investors, including Sequoia Capital China, Mucker Capital, Mantis VC, Unpopular Ventures, and Reimagined Ventures also participated in the round.
– Outer raised $10.5M in Series A funding in January 2021, bringing the startup’s total funding to $65M.
– Outer was named the fastest growing home brand of 2020 by SimilarWeb and Business Insider, experiencing a 1000%+ increase in sales amid the pandemic.


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