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The first firm to bring foreign venture capital to China. A global leader in venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisitions.
Our investment partners include fund managers, government/sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, institutional investors, charities, university endowments and more.
Founded in 1992, IDG Capital has made more than 750 investments in companies in China and around the world.
More than 170 successful exits. We funded more than half of all Chinese unicorns in early rounds.
IDG Capital led a $14 million Series A round in DGene, a Shanghai-based provider of 3D imaging technology. The firm specializes in four-dimensional light field acquisition, rendering and display technology with applications in virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. DGene's co-founders include scholars from University of Delaware and Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as former principal researcher at Microsoft. The firm previously raised $6.5 million angel investment in 2016.
Neutron Holdings, the electric scooter and bike-sharing company known as Lime, has launched e-scooter operations in Sydney, Australia. The move is the latest expansion by the San Francisco-based firm. Lime also recently rolled out operations in New Zealand and has also launched several pilot projects in Melbourne, Australia. It also now has a sizeable presence in more than 100 cities around the world. IDG Capital invested in Lime in 2017.
British luxury apparel brand Burberry is collaborating with Farfetch, an e-commerce fashion platform, to expand its customer base in China. According to Burberry, the partnership will also help boost the 162-year-old brand's outreach to a young, tech-savvy audience in second- and third-tier Chinese cities. In 2016, IDG Capital invested in Farfetch, which is based in London and is now listed on the New York Stock Exchange.