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101 Top Chinese Venture Capital Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Chinese based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Chinese Venture Capital Startups

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CICC

CICC

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CICC, a joint venture investment bank, provides investment banking, capital market, individual sales, and trading services to its clients.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Hillhouse Capital Group

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Hillhouse Capital Group is an investment management firm that invests with a long-term time horizon.

Hillhouse Capital Group

MSA Capital

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MSA Capital is a global venture capital and private equity firm that invests in technology-enabled companies from seed to growth stage.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Fumi Technology

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Fumi Technology is a fintech company that provides real-time market data, analysis tools, and trading commissions.

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36Kr

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36Kr is a China-based publishing and data company focused on the ‘new economy’

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Shenzhen Capital Group

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Shenzhen Capital Group is a venture capital company focused on cultivating national industries and shaping national brands.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Sequoia Capital China

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Sequoia Capital China is a VC firm focused on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments in the fintech sector.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Agricultural Bank of China

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Agricultural Bank of China engages in the provision of international commercial banking and financial services.

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Huobi Capital

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Huobi Capital is the investment arm of Huobi Group, focusing exclusively on blockchain and crypto assets investment.

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Lexin

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Lexin is an online consumer finance platform for educated young adults in China.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Cowin Capital

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Cowin Capital is a private placement equity investment company focusing on investing in a pioneering enterprise on a long-term basis.

Hillhouse Capital Group

NetEase

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NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company dedicated to providing premium online services.

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Morningside Group

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Morningside Group invests in private equity and venture capital opportunities.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Sherpa Venture Capital

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Sherpa Venture Capital is an investment firm that focuses on the investment and cultivation of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industry.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Baidu Ventures

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Baidu Ventures aims to back artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality projects.

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CMC Capital Group

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CMC Capital Group is a media sector focused alternative investment management company.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Golden Bull

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Golden Bull provides a peer-to-peer lending platform in China for auto-secured loans.

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Hexindai

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Hexindai operates a consumer lending marketplace that facilitates loans in China.

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5Y Capital

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5Y Capital is a firm engaged in providing early-stage venture investments.

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VC.CN

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VC.CN helps startups find their investors by leveraging the data analysis of startup data and its social network of investors.

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China Merchants Capital

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China Merchants Capital is engaged in alternative investment and asset management.

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QuanCheng

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QuanCheng is a SaaS corporate expense management startup, specializing in corporate expense management and vendor management.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Sky9 Capital

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Sky9 Capital is an early-stage China-focused venture capital firm. We partner with bold innovators to make a positive impact on the world.

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Duanrong

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Duanrong.com is a short-term lending and financial services platform.

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INCE Capital

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INCE Capital is a new fund that will invest in early-stage consumer-related technology companies in China.

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Ping An Ventures

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Ping An Ventures is a professional VC under Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. with focused interest in start-ups of emerging.

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8kana

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8kana is an on-demand two dimensional fiction novel platform that allows young readers to enjoy a collection of novels.

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Guangzhou Yuexiu Industrial Investment Fund

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Guangzhou Yuexiu Industrial Investment Fund is a corporate investment arm of Yue Xiu Enterprises (Holdings) Limited.

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InVault CN

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Blockchain-based financial services platform.

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XVC

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XVC is a venture capital firm that typically invests between 1.5 and 15 million USD (or RMB equivalent) per company.

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Finogeeks

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Finogeeks is a trading system developer serving the financial sector.

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Redpoint Ventures China

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Redpoint Ventures China focuses on early investments in the TMT sector.

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Guosheng Group

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Guosheng Group is a state-owned large-scale investment holding and capital operation company.

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WeFinance

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WeFinance provides venture capital and financial services.

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MAKER STREET

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MAKER STREET is a blockchain theme incubator and venture capital brand.

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Fosun International

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Fosun International Co., Ltd. is an innovation-driven household consumer industry group.

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Biangejia

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Biangejia engages in the field of venture capital projects analysis and information media platform.

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Vision Plus Capital

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Vision Plus Capital is a venture capital that focuses and provide multi-faceted help to internet innovation start-ups.

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Xiou

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Xiou is a comprehensive community-driven venture capital service platform.

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In Capital

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In Capital is a value-oriented, research-driven, independent-thinking venture capital firm.

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Pan-Lin Capital

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Pan-Lin Capital primarily investing in tech startups at series pre-A and A rounds.

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Ultrabuttonwood Capital

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Ultrapowerfund Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in investment in online games and pre-service education sectors.

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BlockVC

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BlockVC is a leading blockchain investment and advisory firm. The version is to bring blockchain into mainstream.

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Lighthouse Capital Management

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Lighthouse Capital Management is an early venture capital fund focusing on the Chinese and US markets.

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China Renaissance

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China Renaissance is an independent investment bank serving the financing needs of new economy entrepreneurs.

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Bits x Bites

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Bits x Bites is a food tech VC that invests in early-stage startups tackling global food system challenges.

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China Growth Capital | CGC

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CGC is an early stage VC in China which focuses on Enterprise, Technology and Marketplace opportunities with $1B under management.

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Beijing E-town International Investment & Development

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Beijing E-town International Investment and Development is a State-owned investment and financing company.

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Aladdin Media Holdings

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Aladdin Media Holdings (AMH or the Group), a China-focused outdoor media investment company.

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Hash Incubator

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Hash Incubator is a Blockchain company.

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JD Capital

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JD Capital is an investment firm with deep roots in equity investment and management.

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Alibaba Capital Partners

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Alibaba Capital Partners is the investment arm of Alibaba Group.

Hillhouse Capital Group

Haibang Capital

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Haibang Capital is an investment company focusing on venture capital and private equity.

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CAS Star

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CAS Star is engaged in high-tech industry incubation and venture capital investment.

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Yongjin Group

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Yongjin Group is a holding group company focusing on the financial service, private equity investment and medical industry

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Zero2IPO

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Zero2IPO is an integrated service provider for the venture capital and private equity industry in China.

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Meridian Capital

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Meridian Capital is a Singapore-based private equity fund focused on areas such as films, music, education, internet, and new media.

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Liu Zhi Xingdong

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Liu Zhi Xingdong is a venture incubation platform.

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Kinzon Capital

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Kinzon Capital is a Chinese venture capital firm specialized in early- and expansion-stage, and growth capital investments.

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Harvest Fund Management

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HFM is an asset management company for mutual funds, institutional investments, pension funds, overseas investments, and wealth

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Black Hole Capital

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Black Hole Capital makes equity investments in the internet and mobile Internet, hi-tech, healthcare and other sectors.

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Whales Capital

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Whales Capital is an industrial venture capital firm.

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Guotai Junan Securities

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Guotai Junan Securities is a company that specializes in investment management services.

Hillhouse Capital Group

BIT.GAME

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Feitian Technologies

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FEITIAN Technologies Co. Ltd. is a privately held digital security company with over 14 years of success in the industry.

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SDIC Fund Management

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SDIC Fund Management is a private equity that manages funds and raises nearly 60 billion yuan at present.

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Newgen Venture Partners

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Newgen Venture Partners focuses on startup companies with the most innovative ideas and revolutionary technologies in TMT and life science.

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Engage Capital

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Engage Capital is an investment firm.

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Harvest Capital

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Harvest Capital is a private equity investment firm focused on the entire consumption and service sector.

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JC Capital

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JC Capital is a venture capital institution specialized in early and mid-term technology investment.

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Tianxing Capital

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Tianxing Capital is a capital management company.

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Ledger Capital

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Ledger Capital is a full-service digital asset investment firm focused on the blockchain enablement of the real economy.

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Next Capital

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Next Capital focuses on projects of new consumer retail, new finance, and internet innovation sector.

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HuangPu River Capital

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HuangPu River (HPR) Capital is an investment firm that is focused on the global high-growth companies.

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China Zheshang Bank

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China Zheshang Bank is a national joint-stock commercial bank.

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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AIIB is a multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure.

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Blue Elephant Capital

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Blue Elephant Capital is a pure-play edtech and education industry venture capital based in Beijing, China.

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Leaguer Group

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Leaguer Group engages in the business of technological innovation services that promote transformation and technological achievement.

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ZJU Joint Innovation Investment

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ZJU Joint Innovation Investment is an innovative industrial investment institution.

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Long Capital

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Long Capital is an investment firm that makes venture capital investments.

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Lucion

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Lucion is an influential professional venture capital institute.

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Shiyu Capital

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Shiyu Capital operates as an equity investment and asset management institution.

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Zhonglu Capital

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Zhonglu Capital is a Chinese principal investment firm focused on the technology, media, internet finance, and e-commerce sectors.

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Marathon Venture Partners

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Marathon Venture Partners is an international VC fund that focuses on early and growth stage companies in healthcare and Fintech industry.

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Stone Capital

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Stone Capital is a venture capital firm that specializes in growth capital investments.

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Blue Ocean Capital Group

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Blue Ocean Capital Group is an emerging equity investment company.

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Laurel Venture Capital

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Laurel Venture Capital is a life science focused venture capital firm

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Shenzhen Angel FOF

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Shenzhen Angel FOF is a strategic and policy fund initiated by the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government.

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China Soft Capital

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China Soft Capital Group is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital, emerging growth, mature stage, mezzanine.

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China Cinda Asset Management

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China Cinda Asset Management provides asset management, financial services and investment banking.

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iVision Ventures

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iVision Ventures is a Chinese venture capital firm.

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China Venture Capital HRVC

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China Venture Capital HRVC is a professional private equity investment management organization that offers consulting.

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SND Ventures Group

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SND Ventures Group is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in seed investments.

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CVCapital

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CVCapital is a China-centered global investment bank that provides high-impact strategic and financial advice.

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Yao Capital

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Yao Capital is a private equity firm based in China.

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Dark Horse Technology Group

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Dark Horse Technology Group offers venture services.

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ZJKF Capital Management

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ZJKF Capital Management is a professional investment institution.

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InnoSpring

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The holding company for a multi-national ecosystem of technology parks, incubators, and venture Capital funds ($200M under management)

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Richina Group

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Richina Group is an international investment and holding company in areas such as financial services, real estate, consumer products, ect.

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Solbright Technology

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Solbright Technology is a venture capital founded by both Xiexin New Energy and Situo Photovoltaic Technology.

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Bank of China

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Bank of China Singapore Branch holds the Qualifying Full Bank License in Singapore.

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