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7 Leading Venture Capital Firms in Hong Kong

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
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Updated: 
November 3, 2022
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The venture capital ecosystem in Hong Kong has undergone major growth over the last decade.

In this article, you will find some of the top venture capital firms in Hong Kong investing across various sectors and industries.

7 Venture Capital Firms in Hong Kong

1) 500 Startups

500 Startups

500 Global is a globally renowned venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, India, United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea, Taiwan
  • City: San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Washington, Abu Dhabi, Baku, Cairo, Dubai, Manama, Riyadh, Bangalore, Bangkok, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jaipur, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Christine Tsai, Dave Mcclure
  • Industries: SaaS, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials, Education, Devops, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2600
  • Number of exits: 339
  • Funds raised: $67,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Canva, Solana, Reddit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@500startups.com.

2) Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital is a renowned global VC firm that invests in startups in the energy, financial, enterprise, healthcare, internet, and mobile industries.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Singapore
  • City: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New Delhi, Herẕliyya, Singapore, Bangalore, San Francisco
  • Started in: 1972
  • Founders: Aadit Palicha, Bill Coughran, Don Valentine, Santana Henry
  • Industries: AI & ML, Consumer, Crypto & Blockchain, Enterprise, Fintech, Healthcare, Internet & Mobile
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Growth
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 1712
  • Number of exits: 350
  • Funds raised: $22,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Google, Nvidia, Apple

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@sequoiacap.com.

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3) Gobi Partners

Gobi Partners

Gobi Partners is an Asian venture capital firm backing entrepreneurs from early to growth stages since 2002.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore
  • City: Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Lahore, Manila, Shanghai, Singapore
  • Started in: 2002
  • Founders: Thomas Tsao
  • Industries: AI & ML, Biotech, Crypto & Blockchain, E-Commerce, Education, Food & Beverage, Hardware, Healthcare, Supply Chain & Logistics, Marketplace, Media, SaaS, Transportation, AR & VR, Agriculture, Automative, Sports, Fintech
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $1,600,000
  • Number of investments: 183
  • Number of exits: 12
  • Funds raised: $430,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Animoca Brands, Liveme, Tuniu

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at mail@gobi.vc.

4) SAIF Partners

SAIF Partners

SAIF Partners is an investment firm providing growth equity to companies with operations in China.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Hong Kong, China
  • City: Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai
  • Started in: 2001
  • Founders: Andrew Yan
  • Industries: Healthcare, Consumer, Climate & Sustainability, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $100,000,000
  • Number of investments: 153
  • Number of exits: 57
  • Funds raised: $1,100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Amprius, SegmentFault, Element Fresh

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@sbaif.com.

5) Aera VC

Aera VC

Aera VC is a sector-agnostic and geography-agnostic VC firm but preferentially invests in frontier and deep tech.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, USA
  • City: Auckland, Sydney, Bangkok, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Derek Handley, Keenan Kwok, Nick Winstone
  • Industries: Climate & Sustainability, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Aerospace & Space, Food & Beverage
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 21
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: $30,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: 54Gene, Aqua Cultured Foods, CabriCrete

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@aera.vc.

6) AID Partners

AID Partners

AID Partners invests in companies within the technology, lifestyle, health tech and finance sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, Taiwan, France, Belgium, Israel
  • City: Los Angeles, Hilo, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, London, Paris, Brussels, Tel Aviv-Yafo, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Kelvin Wu, Joel Chang
  • Industries: Biotech, Healthcare, Gaming, Entertainment, DTC, Food & Beverage
  • Stages: Late Stage, Growth
  • Number of investments: 20
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: $650,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cmge, Legendary Entertainment, SIRIN Labs

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@8088inc.com.

7) Saltagen Ventures​

Saltagen Ventures​

Saltagen Ventures specializes in funding early-stage biotech startups in North America and Asia.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Hong Kong, Canada, South Korea, USA, Denmark, Australia
  • City: Seoul, Toronto, San Diego, Hong Kong, Copenhagen, Vancouver, Melbourne
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Joseph Fung
  • Industries: Biotech, Healthcare, Health & Wellness
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: $120,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 17
  • Funds raised: $41,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Oncoustics AI, Helpwear Inc, Juno Diagnostics

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@saltagen.com.

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