Shining Capital

Shining Capital

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Headquarters Location

Hong Kong, Hong Kong


The VC's location is in Asia, Hong Kong. The the headquarters of this VC is in Hong Kong.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Food and Beverage, Hospitality. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are TechStyle Fashion Group, Jekun Auto, Winc. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund.

The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 47 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. When Shining Capital invests, the average start-up valuation is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. In 2016, the fund's activity was at its peak. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Shining Capital is involved in 12 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Along with Shining Capital, start-ups are often financed by Tiller Partners, TCV, Matrix Partners as well as 6 other investors. The fund often co-invests with TCV, Matrix Partners, Tyler Mateen. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Trinity Capital Investment, TCV, Michael Yasiejko.

The fund was created by Xiangwei Weng. Besides the listed founders, we have found 4 key employees of this fund in our database.

Fund Activity

Not 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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last

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

100.0% of cases

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

16.7% of cases

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

2.1 years

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

0.33 out of 1

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


Funds Investing in Previous

Tiller Partners, TCV, Matrix Partners

Funds Investing Together

TCV, Matrix Partners

Funds Investing in Following

Trinity Capital Investment, TCV

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