CVC  Baidu Ventures

     Office Locations:

655 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Baidu Ventures (BV) is determined to invest in and support entrepreneurs building the new age of AI companies. As an independent investment fund, the team focuses on AI and data enabled companies, as well as broadly transformative and disruptive ideas. The firm invests in Seed stage, Series A, and Series B companies, primarily in China & the United States. According to published reports, Baidu Ventures was launched with an initial $200M investment from parent Baidu, the Chinese search engine. From quantum computing to computational genetics, smart cities to precision medicine,BV aims to invest in the forefront of the AI revolution, with an eye toward the massive changes to industry powered by AI.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Fang Yuan VP
    Lee Chang VP
    Wei Liu CEO
    Yi'ang Liu Executive Director
    Yujie Qi Partner


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      Series 3





      Series A


      Engine Biosciences





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