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10 Venture Capital Firms in Shenzhen

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 8, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Shenzhen so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

10 Venture Capital Firms in Shenzhen

1) SOSV

SOSV

SOSV is an international venture capital backing deep tech founders from their pre-seed stage to their growth stage in human and planetary health.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, China, Taiwan, Ireland
  • City: New York, Newark, San Francisco, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Taipei, Cork
  • Started in: 1994
  • Founders: Sean O'Sullivan
  • Industries: Health & Wellness, Deep Tech & Hard Science, E-Commerce, Consumer, IoT, SaaS, Robotics, AI & ML, Fintech, Healthcare, Media, Crypto & Blockchain, Climate & Sustainability, Advertising
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2369
  • Number of exits: 58
  • Funds raised: $527,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Roadie, Leap Motion, Motiv

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@sosv.com.

2) IDG Capital

IDG Capital

IDG Capital is an international stage-agnostic VC firm that primarily invests in TMT, advanced manufacturing, clean tech, healthcare, consumer and entertainment.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, United Kingdom, South Korea, Vietnam, China
  • City: Boston, New York, London, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Macau, Seoul, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Shenzhen
  • Started in: 1992
  • Founders: Jim Breyer
  • Industries: Media, Healthcare, Consumer, Entertainment, Climate & Sustainability, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $100,000,000
  • Number of investments: 1416
  • Number of exits: 149
  • Funds raised: $2,900,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Razer, Tencent, Animoca Brands

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at cooperation@idgcapital.com.

3) ZhenFund

ZhenFund

ZhenFund is a Chinese venture capital based in Beijing funding early-stage companies in TMT, healthcare, and education among other sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China, USA
  • City: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Bob Xiaoping Xu, Victor Wang
  • Industries: E-Commerce, Consumer, Education, AI & ML, Enterprise, Internet & Mobile, Media, Hardware, AR & VR, Fintech, Healthcare, Entertainment, Sports
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 762
  • Number of exits: 51
  • Funds raised: $1,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Niu Technologies, Nway, Waterdrop

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at dream@zhenfund.com.

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4) Fortune Capital

Fortune Capital

Fortune VC is a multistage venture capital firm in China investing in IT, climate tech, medical health, consumer & enterprise services, media and military sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shenzhen, Beijing, Changsha, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Tianjin, Qingdao, Xi’an, Zhengzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Hefei, Dongguan
  • Started in: 2000
  • Founders: Liu Zhou, Liu Day
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Media, Government Technology, Enterprise, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Energy
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Number of investments: 660
  • Number of exits: 130
  • 3 remarkable investments: Jollychic, Lakala, Huimin

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at fortune@fortunevc.com.

5) Tencent

Tencent

Tencent is a Chinese corporate venture capital firm investing in human health, sustainability and robotics verticals.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shenzhen
  • Started in: 1998
  • Founders: Huateng Ma
  • Industries: Climate & Sustainability, Healthcare, Automation, Robotics
  • Number of investments: 659
  • Funds raised: $12,600,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Grail, Gardant, Marble

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at exploreinvestments@tencent.com.

6) Shenzhen Capital Group

Shenzhen Capital Group

Shenzhen Capital Group is one of China's leading venture capital primarily financing SMEs, especially high-tech emerging market SMEs.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shenzhen
  • Started in: 1999
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, DTC, Climate & Sustainability, Supply Chain & Logistics, Biotech, Media, Manufacturing
  • Stages: Late Stage
  • Number of investments: 489
  • Number of exits: 85
  • Funds raised: $651,900,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Innoviz Technologies, Jinko Solar, Semiconductor Manufacturing International

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at master@szvc.com.cn.

7) HAX

HAX

HAX is a hard tech venture capital firm with residency programs for pre-seed funding.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China, Japan, USA
  • City: Shenzhen, Tokyo, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Duncan Turner
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Robotics, Industrial, Infrastructure
  • Stages: Pre-Seed
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 369
  • Number of exits: 21
  • Funds raised: $5,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Clarity, ViaBot,, Striemo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at makeit@hax.co.

8) Cyber Agent Capital

Cyber Agent Capital

CyberAgent Capital is a Japanese fund primarily investing in Asian startups in the early stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China, South Korea, Thailand, Japan, USA, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia
  • City: Beijing, Jakarta, Shanghai, Shenzhen, San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Hirofumi Kondo
  • Industries: Fintech, Entertainment, SaaS, AI & ML, Education, AR & VR, Consumer, Proptech & Real Estate, DTC, IoT, Healthcare, Marketplace
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 249
  • Number of exits: 40
  • Funds raised: $185,800,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Selly, Recruitery, Dagangan

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at cac_public@ext.cyberagent.co.jp.

9) SV Investment

SV Investment

SV Investment is a global investment fund investing in the fields of IT, biotechnology and consumer goods.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, South Korea, China, Indonesia
  • City: Boston, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Jakarta
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Hong Won-Ho
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Consumer, Media, Healthcare, AI & ML, Enterprise, Life Sciences, Manufacturing
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed
  • Number of investments: 220
  • Number of exits: 48
  • 3 remarkable investments: Big Hit Entertainment, Kakao, Tellion

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at master@svinvest.com.

10) 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.

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