TAL Education Group - Unicorn Nest

TAL Education Group

TAL Education Group

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Headquarters Location

China, Haidian


TAL Education Group is a well known and established Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2003. This investor is located in Asia, China. The the headquarters of this Corporate Investor is in Haidian.

In real terms, this Corporate Investor performs 28 percentage points more exits than other funds. At the time of investment by TAL Education Group, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars. The fund usually participates in 7-12 investment rounds per year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. TAL Education Group is involved in 21 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2018. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019.

The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 3 or 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - China. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 3 other locations. Babytree, YiXue Squirrel AI, Dada are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Internet, EdTech. In addition, there are 13 more industries where it has achieved success.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 14 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Along with TAL Education Group, start-ups are often financed by Trustbridge Partners, ZhenFund, Accel as well as 24 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are IDG Capital, ZhenFund, Yongjin Group, the total number of co-investors is 9. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Matrix Partners China, YF Capital (Yunfeng Capital), Qiming Venture Partners, out of 6 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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: 100tal.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first last, first, first '.' last

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

100.0% 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]

8.7% 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]

3.4 years

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

0.35 out of 1

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


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


Funds Investing in Previous

Trustbridge Partners, ZhenFund, Accel

Funds Investing Together

IDG Capital, ZhenFund, Yongjin Group

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