Gobi Partners Inc
Suite 3708, CITIC Square, 1168 West Nanjing Road
31, 200041

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KANDO id: 20662

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Established in 2002, Gobi Partners China is a leading venture capital firm in China and the first Chinese homegrown venture capital firm to enter Southeast Asia. Since then, the firm has built a solid foundation and is well-known in the industry for investing in leading early stage companies across a wide spectrum of technology-related sectors. We manage multiple funds in both US dollars and local currency. Gobi has invested in over 250 portfolio companies across Mainland China, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and other regions. We now operate 9 offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Jakarta. Current portfolio companies include (NASDAQ: TOUR), 36Kr (NASDAQ: KRKR), Teambition (acquired by Alibaba), Dianwoda (acquired by Cainiao), Madhouse (acquired by BlueFocus), Opzoon (acquired by Harbin Gong Da High-Tech Enterprise Development Co.), UR (aquired by HLA), MainSpring (partially acquired by ByteDance), Chezhibao, Zhiketong, Cloudwise, Kuaigoudache, WeLab (Hong Kong SAR), Airwallex (Hong Kong SAR), WaveOptics (UK), etc. Each of our investments is hand-picked and highly selective, and we take pride in our differentiating investment strategies. We support our portfolio companies in every way we can, providing management guidance, operational know-how, and most importantly, access to a deep resource pool that we have been able to build over many years. Our strategic partner network includes industry leaders like Unilever, Alibaba, Cisco, Bosch, and Sony just to name a few. The team has accumulated rich investment expertise through experiencing several transformations in industry life cycles over the past decade. Key sectors of focus include DeepTech, Enterprise Services, Big Data, Regional Expansion, FinTech, Lifestyle, etc. Gobi Partners China is part of the broader Gobi Partners platform, which covers other markets in the rest of Asia.

Funds managed

Fund Type Vintage Currency Committed capital
Meranti ASEAN Growth Fund Venture 2017 USD 200,000,000
Gobi Fund II LP Venture

Funding rounds

Profile Country
Sierra Ventures Management LLC Venture capital firm based in San Mateo, California.

Top investment portfolio themes
fintech (1)  
payments (1)  

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Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

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Profile Country Date Funding
8D World Inc Series A Initial investment
Airwallex Financial technology company that offers integrated solutions for cross-border payments. Series C Follow-on investment
Hotelmize N/A
WaveOptics Ltd Series C
WaveOptics Ltd Series B

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