Sequoia Capital China

Sequoia Capital China

a venture capital firm in China that focuses on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments within the fintech sector.

Sequoia Capital China is a venture capital firm in China that focuses on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments within the fintech sector. Founded 2005 in Beijing, China, it invests in series A, series B, series C, and series D rounds. Its portfolio companies include Yitu Technology, Qingzhu, Shijiazhuang Junlebao Dairy, Encootech, and Cloudwise. As of March 2020, Sequoia Capital China has made 483 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 19, 2020 with Qingzhu. Sequoia Capital China has had 58 exits, the most notable of which include NIO, Moderna Therapeutics, and Meituan.com. Sequoia Capital China has raised 31 funds, their latest being Sequoia Capital China Venture Fund VII. This fund was announced on December 3, 2019 and raised a total of $549.5M.

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2004
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Funded Companies

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Moderna Therapeutics

A biotechnology startup company that develops messenger RNA based therapeutics to treat diseases.

Biopharmaceutical company in research and development and manufacturing of medicines. BrightGene manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and finished dosage forms (FDFs).

Momenta is a Beijing-based startup that designs software for autonomous vehicles.

WeLab is reinventing traditional financial services by creating seamless mobile lending experiences.

Refuge Biotechnologies is a biotechnology company using CRISPR and cell therapy technologies for treating cancer.

Also known as Viva Republica, Toss provides a peer-to-peer mobile payments platform in Korea.

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

Makeblock is a Shenzhen-based company offering a do-it-yourself robot kit for young learners founded by Jasen Wang.

Klook is a company providing a destination travel services booking platform.

Kuaishou provides a photo and video-sharing application.

Also known as Guazi.com, Chehaoduo is a China based company designing and providing an online car selling platform.

Also known as Jolly Information Technology, Jollychic provides an e-commerce platform that sells clothing and accessories.

Burning Rock Biotech is a China-based developer of a platform for individualized cancer treatment guidance for patients.

Lalamove is an Hong Kong-based company founded in 2013.

Nreal is a China-based augmented reality company.

NuProbe is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based molecular diagnostics company focused on accelerating precision diagnostics.

A logistics and supply chain company offering services to the e-commerce industry.

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Cloudwise

Encootech

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Shijiazhuang Junlebao Dairy

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Christine Hall
January 12, 2021
Crunchbase News
More people staying home during the global pandemic helped Outer's sales jump 1,000 percent over 2019.
Zuoyebang
January 6, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Zuoyebang, China's leading online after school education start-up, has raised over US$1.6 Billion in its Series E+ financing from investors...
Crunchbase News
December 23, 2020
Crunchbase News
Crunchbase News' top picks of the news to stay current in the VC and startup world.
Catherine Shu
December 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Lalamove will extend its network to cover more small Chinese cities after raising $515 million in Series E funding, the on-demand logistics company announced on its site. The round was led by Sequoia Capital China, with participation from Hillhouse Capital and Shunwei Capital. All three are returning investors. According to Crunchbase data, this brings Lalamove's [...]
Liya Su
December 22, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Shunwei Capital and Hillhouse Capital also joined hands to invest in the latest round.
Eudora Wang
December 18, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Sequoia Capital China was among the investors in the funding round.
Gené Teare
December 4, 2020
Crunchbase News
Global funding slowed down a little in November, year over year, following a blockbuster third quarter. All told, global funding last month came in at $23 billion, down 12 percent from November 2019, according to Crunchbase data.
Kirsten Korosec
November 30, 2020
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. For [...]
Liya Su
November 26, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Oriza Holdings also invested in Giga.
Rita Liao
November 24, 2020
TechCrunch
The Chinese Uber for trucks Manbang announced Tuesday that it has raised $1.7 billion in its latest funding round, two years after it hauled in $1.9 billion from investors including SoftBank Group and Alphabet Inc's venture capital fund CapitalG. The news came fresh off a Wall Street Journal report two weeks ago that Manbang was [...]
Liya Su
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Hillhouse, GGV, and YF Capital also invested in the round.
Liya Su
November 18, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Celtic House Asia Partners, Highlight Capital, and Onew Capital invested in Amiro.
Nick Paul
November 17, 2020
FierceBiotech
D3 Bio has emerged with $200 million from a syndicate of heavy hitters and an ex-AstraZeneca leader in the CEO role. George Chen, M.D., set up D3 Bio after seven years at AstraZeneca and persuaded investors including Sequoia Capital China and Temasek to bankroll his plans.
Liya Su
November 6, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Capital Venture Investment Fund led the fundraising.
Manish Singh
June 29, 2020
TechCrunch
Zuoyebang, a Beijing-headquartered startup that runs an online learning app, said on Monday it has raised $750 million in a new financing round as investors demonstrate their continued trust in -- and focus on -- Asia's booming edtech market. U.S. investment firm Tiger Global and Hong Kong-based private equity firm FountainVest Partners led the six-year-old [...]
Connie Loizos
May 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Roelof Botha's career is the stuff dreams are made of -- that is, if the dream is to become one of the topmost investors in the U.S. venture capital industry. Not only has Botha had tremendous success in his investing career, including an early bet on the mobile payments company Square (on whose board he [...]
Reuters Editorial
April 27, 2020
U.S.
Starbucks on Monday said it has entered a strategic partnership with investment firm Sequoia Capital China that will see the two companies make strategic co-investments in China's technology sector.
Julie Zhu
February 12, 2020
U.S.
Tech investor Sequoia Capital China is taking its "Demo Day" online for the first time as part of its efforts to reduce the impact on fundraising from the spread of the coronavirus.
Emma Court and Clarrie Feinstein
September 27, 2019
Business Insider
Since an analysis from Jefferies was released, three of the companies it tapped have said that they plan to go public.
Catherine Shu
August 13, 2019
TechCrunch
Digital payments startup QFPay announced today that it has raised $20 million in new funding led by returning investors Sequoia Capital China and Matrix Partners. MDI Ventures, the investment arm of state-owned Indonesian telecom Telkom Indonesia, Rakuten Capital and VentureSouq also participated as new strategic investors. According to Crunchbase, this brings QFPay's total raised so [...]

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