A 1 billion RMB ($148M USD) multi-stage Fund, with cornerstone investors such as Valeo, investing in emerging automotive and future mobility companies in China. As the world’s largest automotive market and connected population, China presents an opportunity for innovative cartech and mobility companies to take the lead on sustainable transformation. Our goal is to deepen collaboration across the industry to help startups scale and tackle key issues from improving safety to reducing emissions and beyond.
We invest in early to growth-stage startups developing new technologies and business models in the Chinese automotive and new mobility sector.
We back startups with a particular focus on auto-tech and connectivity, autonomous vehicles, new mobility, digitalization, smart manufacturing, aftermarkets and car e-commerce.
Our initial check sizes range from 30 – 100M RMB ($4 – $14M USD). We can lead or follow and keep reserves for follow-on investments.
We help startups grow with access to Cathay’s global platform along with the invaluable industry know-how and potential partnerships with Valeo and other leaders in the mobility space.
Founded in 1923, Valeo is an automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. Its ambition is to play a major role in the mobility of the future. At the heart of today’s environmental and social issues, future mobility must be greener, safer and more diverse. It must also contribute to the well-being and safety of citizens and consumers.
As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and to the development of autonomous and connected driving. It also plays a leading role in the development of well-being on board. Valeo operates in 33 countries worldwide and has strong positions in all major automotive markets: North America, Europe and Asia. Valeo is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.Website
Is the future of cartech in China?
In recent years, it has been amazing to how China has become the most innovating country in the e-commerce…Medium