Sequoia Capital China

Sequoia Capital China

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Headquarters Location

China, Beijing

About

Sequoia Capital China is the renowned VC, which was created in 2005. The fund is located in China, Asia. The main office of this VC is situated in Beijing.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 3.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 33 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. At the time of investment by Sequoia Capital China, a typical start-up valuation would be more than 1 billion dollars. Sequoia Capital China participates, on average, in 16 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund typically enters into 25-48 deals annually.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Besides Sequoia Capital China, start-ups are typically funded by Shunwei Capital, SIG China (SIG Asia Investments), Gobi Partners and 108 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Xianghe Capital, Morningside Venture Capital, Linear Venture and also 154 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by SIG China (SIG Asia Investments), Lightspeed China Partners, Gaorong Capital, out of 128 investors from our database.

Toutiao, JD.com, Meituan-Dianping are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - China. Besides this, the fund also invested in 8 other countries. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Internet, Software. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 133 more areas of investment.

Year Founded

2005

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: sequoiacap.com; User name format in descending order of probability: last, first, last first_initial, first last_initial, first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

89.6% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

>24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

22.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x7.4

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

5.1 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.63 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

55

Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]

8

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

17

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