PE/VC  WestSummit Capital

     Office Locations:

2200 Sand Hill Road, Suite 160
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    WestSummit Capital is one of the first China-based technology growth-stage private equity firms in the industry. The firm invests in companies that have a substantial presence in or strategic interest in China. WestSummit has offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, China and Palo Alto. The firm invests in growth-stage companies in the Software & Services, Mobile & Hardware, Consumer & New Media and Clean Technology sectors. The firm targets companies with revenue growth of >20%; Profitable or break-even within 18 months; with an investment amount of $10 million to $30 million. WestSummit announced January of 2014 that it raised $325 million in capital commitments from several large institutional investors. The funds are comprised of $225 million for WestSummit's Fund II, focused primarily on investments in North America and China; and $100 million for Summit Bridge Capital, focused mainly on investments in Europe and China, and managed in collaboration with European growth capital firm Atlantic Bridge.

    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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    Datong Chen Managing Partner
    David Lam Managing Director
    Elise Huang Partner
    Jay Deng Managing Director
    John Yu Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Nexenta Systems
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      SilkRoad Technologies
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      Union Optech
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      Unity Technologies
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