Tencent Holdings

Founded 1998
Founders Charles Chen Chenye Xu Jason Zeng Pony Ma Zhidong Zhang


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Total investments 362
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Rounds per year 12.61
Lead investments 179
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 37

Areas of investment

  • Advertising
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • Online Games
  • Online Portals

Tencent Holdings is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1998. The venture was found in Asia in China. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Shenzhen.

When the investment is from Tencent Holdings the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 38 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Tencent Holdings performs on 15 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

This organization was formed by Chen Ye Xu, Pony Ma, Zhidong Zhang. The overall number of key employees were 42.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile Apps, Internet. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Uber, Didi Chuxing, Meituan-Dianping

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Tencent Holdings, startups are often financed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Tiger Global Management, Spark Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Matrix Partners China, ZhenFund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Qiming Venture Partners, Sinovation Ventures, Matrix Partners China.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Venture - Series Unknown
17 Mar 2021 Taiwan, New Taipei


Information Technology
Real Estate
Late Stage Venture
60M11 Mar 2021 China, Dongcheng District

26 Feb 2021


Financial Services
Early Stage Venture
8M17 Feb 2021 Finland, Espoo


Digital Entertainment
Early Stage Venture
57M16 Feb 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Bohemia Interactive

Developer APIs
Online Games
Video Games
Corporate Round
09 Feb 2021 Czechia, " Czech Republic"}

DontNod Entertainment

Video Games
Post-IPO Equity
35M27 Jan 2021 France, Paris

Huohua Siwei

Late Stage Venture
150M25 Jan 2021 China, Beijing


Mobile Apps
Late Stage Venture
360M10 Jan 2021 China, Dongcheng District


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