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Investments

234

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

5

About Linear Venture

Linear Venture is an Applied-Data-Intelligence fund in China. It is a Shanghai-based early-stage venture focusing on tech-driven startups, founded by former JD (China's Amazon) and Tmall's (Alibaba's B2C brand) executive Michael Zhang and Facebook's founding employee Harry Wang. The firm has invested in startups in China, Silicon Valley, and Southeast Asia. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Shanghai, China.

Headquarters Location

Shanghai, Shanghai,

China

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Latest Linear Venture News

China’s Linear Capital adds partner

Mar 29, 2023

Larissa Ku Send to China’s Linear Venture has promoted Songyan Huang, a managing director of the venture capital firm, to partner. Huang’s first job was as a data scientist at China’s tech giant Huawei. His investment career started at local private equity firm Chentao Capital before moving to Linear in 2017.At Linear, Huang... To continue reading...

Linear Venture Investments

234 Investments

Linear Venture has made 234 investments. Their latest investment was in Yongjia Guangneng as part of their Seed VC on January 04, 2024.

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Linear Venture Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/4/2024

Seed VC

Yongjia Guangneng

Yes

3

1/2/2024

Series A

ACXEL

No

2

12/28/2023

Seed VC

Yinghua Chenrui

Yes

2

12/7/2023

Series A - II

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10

11/7/2023

Seed VC - III

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10

Date

1/4/2024

1/2/2024

12/28/2023

12/7/2023

11/7/2023

Round

Seed VC

Series A

Seed VC

Series A - II

Seed VC - III

Company

Yongjia Guangneng

ACXEL

Yinghua Chenrui

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Amount

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

2

2

10

10

Linear Venture Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Linear Venture has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Neat on December 08, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/8/2021

Acquired

$99M

10

8/26/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

12/8/2021

8/26/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

10

10

Linear Venture Fund History

5 Fund Histories

Linear Venture has 5 funds, including Linear Venture IV USD.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/7/2020

Linear Venture IV USD

$200M

3

11/5/2018

Linear Venture III USD

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$99M

10

11/5/2018

Linear Venture III RMB

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$99M

10

9/19/2016

Linear Venture II

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$99M

10

8/30/2014

USD Fund

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10

Closing Date

5/7/2020

11/5/2018

11/5/2018

9/19/2016

8/30/2014

Fund

Linear Venture IV USD

Linear Venture III USD

Linear Venture III RMB

Linear Venture II

USD Fund

Fund Type

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Amount

$200M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

10

Linear Venture Team

3 Team Members

Linear Venture has 3 team members, including current Founding Partner, Huai Wang.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Huai Wang

Founding Partner

Current

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Name

Huai Wang

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Work History

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