Ayla Networks, from its inception, was founded for one sole purpose, to enable the Internet of Things. Dedicated to solving the idiosyncrasies of developing and managing connected devices, Ayla provides a number of products that enable customers to quickly connect any device, to the cloud and applications, and make meaningful decisions from their data. Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform, Agile Mobile Application Platform, and Ayla Insights, provides device manufacturers with the connectivity, security, and feedback loop needed to create better products and more engaging user experiences.
Established in 1996 in Shenzhen, 3NOD has grown into a leading integrated solution provider with “Smart Life” as the core, dedicated to improve people’s quality of life through valuable innovation and technology. Based on the brand positioning of Creator of a Smarter Tomorrow, 3NOD constructs a complete ecological industry chain of smart lifestyle of “hardware plus software, cloud plus terminal” centering on a three dimensional smart lifestyle of “smart home”, “smart work” and “smart travel”. With its industries ranging from audio-video entertainment, information technology and smart home audio products, 3NOD is now the worlds largest supplier of multimedia audio products and leading overall solution provider of smart lifestyle.
Ants Capital is a boutique investment bank and asset management company with headquarters in China and investment interests in China, North America and Europe.
Cisco Investments is a leading strategic investor in technology innovation. Cisco invests globally and partners with entrepreneurs to discover and accelerate disruptive technologies as well as new business models. We are an active investor with more than 50 investment professionals with deep market and technology expertise located in major geographies, including US, China, India, Israel, and Europe. Cisco Investments currently has an active portfolio of $2B with over 75 direct investments around the world, and we also hold Limited Partner positions in over 35 funds globally.
International Finance Corporation is a member of the World Bank Group, the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. Working with private enterprises in more than 100 countries, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to help eliminate extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In FY13, our investments climbed to an all-time high of nearly $25 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
Linear Venture was founded by former VP of JD.com Michael Zhang and early time engineer Harry Wang of Facebook in Shanghai China. With a total US$ 50M AUM, Linear focuses on early stage technology startups in FinTech, Big Data/Cloud Platform/AI, Robotics/Smart Devices, VR/AR and etc. Linear concentrates on Angel and A rounds of financing and co-invests in B rounds. By 2016 Jan, Linear has invested in nearly 20+ technology startups.
Mitsui & Co., is one of the world's most diversified general trading and investment companies, with interests in Iron & Steel Products, Mineral & Metal Resources, Infrastructure Projects, Integrated Transportation Systems, Chemicals, Energy, Food Resources, Food Products & Services, Consumer Services, IT & Communication Business and Corporate Development. They operates across 140 offices in 65 countries, utilizing their global operating locations, networks and information resources to multilaterally purse business.
Oriza Ventures is a venture capital fund that primarily invests in early stage technological companies in the United States. Oriza seeks to back talented entrepreneurs with emerging, innovative, and disruptive technological pursuits, or creative business ideas. They pride themselves on their long-term approach to investment, and they invest in the entrepreneurs who deeply understand their market, are passionate about their product, and have the drive to cultivate their business towards success.
Saif Partners is a leading private equity firm that provides growth capital to companies in Asia.
Our primary areas of focus include Information Technology, Internet, Mobile, Consumer Products and Services, Healthcare, Cleantech, Education, Modern Agriculture, Financial Services & Manufacturing.
SAIF Partners was founded in 2001 and currently manages over $3.5 billion in capital. With over 100 investments since its inception, SAIF has become one of the largest and most active funds in the region. SAIF is a long-term investor with local teams in Hong Kong, China, and India.
SJF Ventures is a growth equity fund with offices in Durham, NC, New York and San Francisco. SJF has a 14-year successful record of assisting visionary and talented management teams in building industry-leading firms. SJF provides deep expertise and networks in the resource efficiency and technology-enhanced services sectors. SJF has invested in 41 companies, many with SaaS business models. For more information, visit www.sjfventures.com.
Voyager Capital is a leading West Coast Information Technology venture firm that provides entrepreneurs with the resources, experience and connections to build successful companies. Voyager invests primarily in private early and growth stage digital media, software and services, wireless and Smart Grid companies where the firm’s domain expertise and go to market resources help build market leaders. Voyager Capital has $370 Million under management with offices in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Menlo Park, California.