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About Us

Firm Overview

IDG Capital is a leading investment firm, focused on developing extraordinary companies through our expertise in private equity and venture capital, as well as real estate.

Founded in 1993, we were the first firm to bring foreign venture capital into China. Today we work with private equity and venture capital fund managers, investment advisors and business entities from around the world. Our limited partners include many internationally reputable investors, including governments/sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, institutional investors, major charities, university endowments, family offices and business luminaries.

IDG Capital brings a powerful combination of global perspective and local experience to investment management. As long-term value investors, we are highly skilled at mobilizing global resources to address local needs, especially for Inbound and outbound opportunities in China and the rest of Asia. Our highly skilled team has an in-depth understanding of the Chinese market and enjoys close relationships with many influential business leaders.

Our Services Include:

Overseas Expansion
Human Resources
Channel Development
Finance Management

To help our portfolio companies achieve sustainable growth, we access a wide range of resources, including services in branding, marketing, channel development, overseas expansion, human resources, finance and management. Our extensive experience has taught us what entrepreneurial companies need at each stage of development, and we provide seed, venture, and growth-stage funding. Our expertise has helped us weather several market downturns and the global financial crisis -- we have achieved success even in periods of extreme market volatility.

Our global reach is sustained through our worldwide offices in New York, London, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Macau, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Seoul, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and supported through affiliates of IDG Capital in Delhi and Bangalore.

Our History of Achievement

  • 1993

    IDG Capital founded.
    First USD Seed Fund launched.

  • 1999

    Firm restructured to become the first VC partnership in China

  • 2006

    Initiated partnership with Accel Capital to jointly raise USD Venture Fund I.

  • 2007

    USD Venture Fund II launched.

  • 2008

    USD Capital Fund I launched.

  • 2010

    RMB Capital Fund I launched – one of the first asset managers to manage funds for the China Social Security Fund (SSF).

  • 2011

    USD Venture Fund III launched

  • 2014

    First M&A Fund launched

  • 2015

    First RMB Venture Fund launched.

  • 2015

    USD Capital Fund II launched.

  • 2016

    RMB Capital Fund II launched.

  • 2016

    Second M&A Fund launched.

  • 2017

    Led acquisition of global IDG venture business. Rebranded firm as IDG Capital and expanded footprint to 14 offices worldwide.