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Weibo

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 18
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$62M
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 1.50
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.06
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Video
  • Internet
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Media and Entertainment
Summary

Weibo appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2009. The company was established in Asia in China. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Beijing.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Weibo, startups are often financed by Sina, Redpoint, Tencent Industry Win-Win Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital China, iDreamsky Technology, YG Entertainment. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital China, Sailing Capital, iDreamsky Technology.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 26 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Weibo the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Toutiao, Didi Chuxing, Miaopai. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Video, Public Transportation. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ymatou

E-Commerce
Internet
Marketplace
14 Jan 2020 Shanghai

Online Star Dream Works

Media and Entertainment
05 Sep 2019 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

bsb

Consumer
Financial Services
Internet
$30M28 Jun 2019 Baotou City, Inner Mongolia, China

Video
$1M15 Mar 2019 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Microidea Technology

Media and Entertainment
$12M08 May 2018 China, Zhejiang

30sche.com

Electric Vehicle
Podcast
Video
$7M29 Mar 2018 China, Beijing

Modian

Financial Services
Sports
$16M27 Feb 2018 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Zuoyou Video

Military
Online Portals
Video
$3M14 Dec 2017 Beijing, Beijing, China

InMyShow

Advertising
Marketing
Social Media
Social Network
$92M14 Aug 2017 China, Wuwei, China

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