Angels and Venture Capitalists

The opportunity to access funding is crucial for most startups. Business angels and VCs can offer a great source of collaboration, investment opportunities and even mentorship. All you have to do is to pitch your business. Are you ready for the challenge? 

Investor Networks

Angels Den

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Angels Den is the home of angel investment for business owners seeking start up capital and businesses moving into high growth. They have pitching events and also business funding clinics run by a regional manager in Hong Kong. 

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Business Angel Programme

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The British Chamber's Business Angel Programme brings together entrepreneurs and investors to create new partnerships. Their website give entrepreneurs with new business ventures, or SMEs looking for funding to expand, the opportunity to present their business plan to investors. 

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Hong Kong Angel Investment Network

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Hong Kong Angel Investment Network is a platform where investors discover interesting projects to fund and entrepreneurs look for startup funding. 

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Hong Kong Business Angel Network

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Hong Kong Business Angel Network is a network of local angels who want to invest in innovative companies. Investment Matching Gatherings have been held since March 2010 at the rate of roughly once every two months.

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Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

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The HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and the private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. HKVCA Deal Matching allows individual or corporate to present their deal and match with potential investors.

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Venture Capitalists

Arbor Ventures

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Arbor Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on the intersection of big data, financial services and digital commerce and has a presence in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Jakarta.

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TiE

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Starting in Silicon Valley, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) now has a presence in 60 cities and 17 countries globally and has been helping start-ups and high growth companies for 20+ years.

TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization out there. With programs like TiE Office Hours and a selection of TiE Networking and Educational Events, TiE Hong Kong is reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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Bigcolors

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Bigcolors provides seed and early-stage funding to some of the best startups. It invested in more than 10 startups in its first year and has previously invested in Connect, Cancelex and Oddup. Bigcolors focuses on mobile, clean technology, hardware platforms, wearable technology, bio-health, financial technology and big data. It looks for global growth opportunity, disruptive idea, strong teams, patentable technology, revenue generating business model, and a clear exit strategy.

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Bright Success Capital

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Bright Success aim to provide seed financing, hands-on leadership, market strategy and operational guidance to early-stage technology companies with a focus on Internet of Things (IoT), internet security, consumer products and services and technology enablers.

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Click Ventures

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Click Ventures Ltd is the manager of a few angel funds incorporated in the British Virgin Islands and operates in Hong Kong. It searches for the most interesting ventures from its investment network including renowned accelerators and incubators. Click Ventures is also expanding rapidly in Hong Kong and acts as a mentor and investor for a number of interesting startups in Hong Kong.

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Dow Venture Capital

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Dow Venture Capital — an investment arm of The Dow Chemical Company — is focused on pursuing strategic investments that enable and accelerate Dow’s business growth while adding value to its portfolio companies. The company’s investment portfolio reflects the diversity of Dow business interests, with startup companies in various stages of maturity across a broad set of markets. Dow invests in promising businesses and technologies that help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.

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FUEL Capital

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FUEL Capital is investing in venture stage companies seeking no earlier than their first institutional round. Companies normally have approximately RMB5 million in revenue and are often not profitable. In terms of industries, the company’s focus is on clean technologies, environmental protection and health care industries.

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Fresco Capital

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Fresco Capital focus on seed and early stage investment to create maximum impact for their companies, investors, and partners. Through their global network of teams, co-investors and parterns, they receive a large volume of high quality proposals. They understand and respect that time is scarce for everyone and strive to give quick feedback and answers.

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IDG Capital Partners

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IDG Capital Partners is primarily focusing on investing in China related venture capital and private equity projects.The company’s primary focus is on companies in consumer products, franchise services, internet and wireless applications, new media, education, healthcare, new energy, and advanced manufacturing sectors. IDG Capital Partners invests in all stages of the company lifecycle from early stage to pre-IPO. Investments range from US$1 million to US$100 million.

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Intel Capital

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Intel Capital is investing in a wide range of technology startups in any stage of growth. Intel Capital invests in developers and providers of hardware, software, and services in the following sectors: datacenter software, datacenter-cloud, digital media, Internet of Things, ultrabook, manufacturing and labs, security, services -open source, smartphones – tablets, wearables.

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Mind Fund

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Mind Fund is a venture capital company that was established to provide hands on support and investment to entrepreneurs and innovators at all stages of their development from startup to an initial public offering.

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MindWorks Ventures

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MindWorks Ventures is a venture capital firm with office in Hong Kong and London. They invest in the brightest people solving difficult problems in the Southeast Asia and Greater China region. They think big with their partners and provide support to achieve their largest aspirations.

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Nest

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Nest invests seed capital and time in promising scalable startups. A team of dedicated startup experts empowers founders worldwide with our strengths in marketing, strategy, and access to global industry networks from our headquarters in the heart of Asia – Hong Kong. Also help startups with next round growth, further fundraising and new market expansion. Having all built a series of businesses, Nest’s team is well placed to help entrepreneurs succeed.

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Mount Parker

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Mount Parker was formed by a group of technology entrepreneurs who invest in and support promising start-up companies in Asia run by strong teams. 

It sees the variety in Asian markets as tremendous opportunities. Operating a startup in a mix of cultures, languages and market conditions is challenging, but also can mean market-leading success for the companies that can navigate them.  The company invests principally, and also develops businesses from within. 

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Nova Founders Capital

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Nova Founders Capital builds and backs sustainable large-scale business models in rapidly growing internet markets, combining their execution know-how with the right experts in the respective field. It believes value can only be created through a rigorous focus on execution, operational excellence and constant innovation. Nova provides companies with the continuous financial and operational support they need to be successful.

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Orchid Asia Group

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Orchid Asia Group Management Ltd is an investment group with offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou. The group seeks to invest in expanding domestic enterprises in high barrier to entry businesses that have good growth prospects in the consumer services and products sector, as well as the outsourced manufacturing and services sector.

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Regatta Capital Management

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REGATTA Capital Management is a private equity fund with a diverse portfolio of businesses. The company provides operational expertise and financial resources to initiate new businesses, and acquire companies and works with management to grow and improve them. 

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Sequoia Capital

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Sequoia Capital helps founders turn imaginative ideas into enduring companies. As the "Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs," the Sequoia team has worked closely with legendary founders such as Steve Jobs of Apple, Larry Ellison of Oracle, David Filo and Jerry Yang of Yahoo!, Max Levchin, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel of PayPal, Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google, Steve Chen and Chad Hurley of YouTube, and Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn. Sequoia is now helping the next generation of innovators build the lasting companies of tomorrow.

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Spring Capital

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Spring Capital is an independent private equity firm that invests exclusively in China, and is one of the leading growth investors in Chinese companies operating in the lower mid-market. The firm targets profitable businesses in industries that are expected to benefit from increasing levels of disposable income in China. The firm has offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

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Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia

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SCEA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (Sumitomo), one of the biggest multinational conglomerates in Japan. SCEA seeks investment opportunities in the Greater China and southeast Asian region (namely Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea and Taiwan). The company invests in all emerging growth sectors, young or mature companies. Apart from the emerging high-tech sectors, consumer/retail, automobile, logistics, precision parts, financial services, renewable energy/clean technology are also SCEA’s  focus areas.

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Tsing Capital

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Established in 2001, Tsing Capital is the leading cleantech venture capital firm in China. Through its China Environment Fund series, Tsing Capital works intimately with its portfolio companies across China in areas of new energy, energy efficiency, environmental protection, cleaner production, sustainable transportation, new materials and sustainable agriculture.

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