Northern Light Venture Capital

Northern Light Venture Capital

A venture capital firm in China that focuses on early and growth stage opportunities in the information technology, new media, TMT, clean technologies, consumer service and healthcare sectors

Northern Light Venture Capital is a venture capital firm in China that focuses on early and growth stage opportunities in the information technology, new media, TMT, clean technologies, consumer service and healthcare sectors. Founded 2005 in Beijing, China by Feng Deng, Jeffrey Lee and Yan Ke, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, seed, series B, series A, series C, and series D rounds. Its portfolio companies include Hugo Biotech, Huaqin Communication Technology, XuetangX, ThreatBook, and Bominwell Robotics. As of February 2020, Northern Light Venture Capital has made 181 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 25, 2020, when Hugo Biotech raised CN¥100M. Northern Light Venture Capital has had 13 exits, the most notable of which include Meituan.com, Shape Security, and Drive.ai. The company has raised seven funds, their latest being Northern Light Strategic Fund V. This fund was announced on March 5, 2019 and raised a total of $445M.

Timeline

2005

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Drive.ai

A startup company that creates deep learning-first, AI software for self-driving vehicles.

Startup
Mountain View, Contra Costa County, California
Dianrong

Dianrong is a Shanghai-based peer-to-peer lending marketplace where users can invest in other people or small businesses, or individuals or businesses can find financial support.

Peer-to-peer
China
VIPKID

VIPKID is an education technology company providing online English immersion learning.

Education
San Francisco
Huohua Siwei

Online education platform.

Educational technology
China
BeiBei

Beibei is a company offering an e-commerce platform for maternal and infant products including children’s clothes, shoes, toys and other supplies.

E-commerce
Hangzhou
Aerohive Networks

Aerohive Networks is a Sunnyvale, California-based company.

Sunnyvale, California
Crossbar Semiconductor

Crossbar Semiconductor is a Santa Clara, California-based company.

Santa Clara, California
Chukong Technologies

Chukong Technologies is a Beijing-based company.

Android
Beijing
Sensoro

Sensoro is a Seattle-based service provider company.

Service provider
Seattle
MemVerge

Software
​Quantapore

Venture funded nanopore technology company.

Menlo Park, California
Cytek Biosciences

Cytek Biosciences is a Fremont, California-based company.

Fremont, California
Kaixin001

Website

Wifi Skeleton Key

Wifi Skeleton Key is a Shanghai-based company founded in 2008.

Shanghai
Xynomic Pharma

Connect Biopharma

Linekong

Nurien Software

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Northern Light Partners Fund III, L.P.
5,050,000
5,050,000
Hong Kong
July 27, 2011
Northern Light Venture Fund V, L.P.
390,000,000
Hong Kong
July 26, 2017
Northern Light Strategic Fund IV, L.P.
30,000,000
Hong Kong
January 29, 2015
Northern Light Partners Fund IV, L.P.
5,000,000
Hong Kong
January 29, 2015
Northern Light Strategic Fund III, L.P.
40,000,000
Hong Kong
July 25, 2011
Northern Light Strategic Fund V, L.P.
30,000,000
Hong Kong
July 26, 2017
Northern Light Venture Fund III, L.P.
360,000,000
Hong Kong
July 25, 2011
Northern Light Venture Fund IV, L.P.
365,000,000
Hong Kong
January 29, 2015
Northern Light Partners Fund V, L.P.
5,000,000
Hong Kong
July 26, 2017
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Feng Deng

Founding Managing Director

Elton Jiang

Managing Director

Jeffrey Lee

Managing Director & CFO

Lei Yang

Managing Director

Lixin Li

Managing Director

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Kangpu Bio-Pharma

AgotoZ Technology

Bominwell Robotics

Hugo Biotech

Huohua Siwei

LuxCreo

Micot

New Core Technology (Xinyunhe)

Qihan Biotech

Yunyinggu

References

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