Cathay Innovation is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in digital entrepreneurs that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2015 by Denis Barrier and Mingpo Cai. The firm is a subsidiary of Cathay Capital. Cathay Innovation works with several corporate partners which include: Valeo, Cardif, Telefonica, Groupe SEB, Michelin, Total, and Groupe ADP. According to the firms website (as of November 2019), Cathay Innovation has 39 investment professionals and 9 managing partners working for it.
Cathay Innovation typically makes investments in small and middle-market companies operating in North America, Europe, or China. The firm typically makes investments between $100,000 and $1 million and usually partners with BNP Paribas Cardif to make its investments. Notable investments made by Cathay Innovation include: Pinduoduo, Ledger, Chime, Peak, Glovo, Trifacta, Ontruck, IfChange, Lumi, To Bo Shi, Momenta, Drivy, Kayrros, SXL.CN, Alkemics, Shopal, MagMode, Owkin, Quantifind, FollowAnlaytics, and Meet You.
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