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Silk Road Fund

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.62
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 10

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Robotics
  • Medical Device
  • Chemical
  • Renewable Energy

Silk Road Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The main department of described VC is located in the Beijing. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in China.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from Silk Road Fund is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

Besides them, we counted 10 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 partakers. Despite the Silk Road Fund, startups are often financed by LGT Capital Partners, Escala Capital, Cambridge Innovation Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Watrium AS, LGT group, Escala Capital.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight CMR Surgical. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Renewable Energy, Health Care.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Seiko Electronics

30 May 2022 China, China

Health Care
Medical Device
$240M17 Sep 2019 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

ACWA Power

Renewable Energy
25 Jun 2019 Riyadh Region

CMR Surgical

Health Care
Medical Device
$101M04 Jun 2018 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom


14 Dec 2016 Moscow


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