Shunwei Capital

Shunwei Capital

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Headquarters Location

China, Beijing


Shunwei Capital was established in 2011, and is a well known VC. This investor is located in Asia, China. The primary office of this VC is located in Beijing.

The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - China. However, start-ups from 5 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. Xiaomi, iQiyi, NIO are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are E-Commerce, FinTech. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 86 more areas of investment.

The fund was established by Jun Lei, Tuck Lye Koh. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 6.

The fund usually participates in 13-24 investment rounds per year. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 19 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Shunwei Capital is involved in 24 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Shunwei Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Along with Shunwei Capital, start-ups are often financed by Matrix Partners China, India Quotient, Redpoint as well as 85 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are ZhenFund, Source Code Capital, Hillhouse Capital Group and also 103 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Tencent Holdings, Qiming Venture Partners, Morningside Venture Capital, as well as 90 other investors.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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

95.9% of cases

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


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

23.4% of cases

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


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

6.2 years

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

0.47 out of 1

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


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


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


Funds Investing in Previous

Matrix Partners China, India Quotient, Redpoint

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