Ignition Partners is an early stage, business software venture capital firm with unparalleled connections in Silicon Valley and Seattle.
Ignition invests in early stage — seed, Series A, and occasional Series B — business-to-business software companies. Ignition looks for potential market-making companies that leverage a wide range of next generation platforms. Ignition has a professional network presence linking Silicon Valley to Seattle’s home of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Ignition’s business development relationships from the Pacific Northwest down to South of Market San Francisco and to Santa Clara and San Jose provide its portfolio companies with distribution channel partnerships and staffing pipelines available to very few startups.
Qiming Venture Partners
Qiming Venture Partners is a leading China venture capital firm with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Hong Kong. Qiming currently manages five US Dollar funds and four RMB funds with US$2.7 billion assets under management.
Qiming strives to be the investor of choice for top entrepreneurs in China. Since its debut, Qiming has backed over 160 young, fast-growing and innovative companies across China in the internet and consumer (“Inter-sumer”), healthcare, information technology and clean technology sectors. Over 30 of them are already listed on NYSE, NASDAQ, HKEx, Gretai Securities Market, Shanghai Stock Exchange, and Shenzhen Stock Exchange or have achieved exit through M&A. Many portfolio companies are today’s most influential brands in their respective sectors, including Xiaomi, Dianping, iTutorGroup, Mogujie, Meitu, Bilibili, Tigermed, Gan & Lee, Zai Lab, We Doctor Group, HyperStrong, Face++ and UBTech. Qiming consistently ranks among the top venture firms in terms of returns to its investors.