Cathay Innovation Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 27


  • Investments
  • 133

  • Portfolio
  • 80

  • Exits
  • 14


Cathay Innovation General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2015, Cathay Innovation is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm invests in consumer, enterprise, artificial intelligence & connectivity, digital health, energy, finance technology & insurance technology, the future of commerce, the future of work, mobility, and technology-based sectors in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and Latin America.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
French Venture Capital Association (AFIC)
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 101 Mission Street
  • Suite 1630
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • United States

Cathay Innovation Investments (133)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Resilience (Healthcare Technology Systems) 21-May-2024 Early Stage VC 0000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
David Energy 02-May-2024 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Midas 05-Mar-2024 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
Midas Protocol 29-Feb-2024 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
Bioptimus 19-Feb-2024 0000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Startup
Flowdesk 18-Jan-2024 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Nabla 05-Jan-2024 00000 00000 0000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Starton (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Sep-2023 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Ghost (Business Productivity Software) 23-Aug-2023 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Bryj 25-May-2023 Later Stage VC 00.000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
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Cathay Innovation Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
WhereIsMyTransport 28-Oct-2023 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
54gene 27-Sep-2023 000 00 00000000
Tuhu 26-Sep-2023 000 00000
Bluware 25-Sep-2023 000000000000000000 000.00
Iziwork 07-Sep-2023 000000000000000000
Getaround 09-Dec-2022 0000000 000000 00000
Trifacta 07-Feb-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Glovo 04-Jan-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Alkemics 18-May-2021 Merger/Acquisition
Drivy (Automotive) 24-Apr-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Cathay Innovation Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Cathay Innovation Management, Team & Partners (43)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Denis Barrier Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
Yixing Chen JD Managing Director Beijing, China
Lijun Ding Investment Partner Shanghai, China
Bruno Delahaye Partner Paris, France
Jun Ma Partner Shanghai, China
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Cathay Innovation Co-Investors (466)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Cathay Capital Private Equity 36 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bpifrance 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
FJ Labs 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Groupe MACSF 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seaya Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Cathay Innovation FAQs

  • What is Cathay Innovation?

    Founded in 2015, Cathay Innovation is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California.

  • When was Cathay Innovation founded?

    Cathay Innovation was founded in 2015.

  • Who is the founder of Cathay Innovation?

    Denis Barrier Ph.D and Ming-po Cai are the founders of Cathay Innovation.

  • Who is the CEO of Cathay Innovation?

    Denis Barrier Ph.D is the CEO of Cathay Innovation.

  • Where is Cathay Innovation headquartered?

    Cathay Innovation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is Cathay Innovation's total asset value?

    Cathay Innovation has around 00.000 in total assets under management.

  • How many investments has Cathay Innovation made?

    Cathay Innovation has made 133 investments.

  • What has Cathay Innovation invested in?

    Cathay Innovation has made numerous investments in companies like Resilience (Healthcare Technology Systems), David Energy, and Midas within the Healthcare Technology Systems, Business/Productivity Software, and Financial Software industries.

  • What has Cathay Innovation invested in recently?

    Cathay Innovation's latest investment was on 21-May-2024 in Resilience (Healthcare Technology Systems), a company within the Healthcare Technology Systems industry.

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