Hike Capital was incorporated in December 2015.
Its founding partners are Mark Yang, the founder of Ganji.com and Guazi.com, and Anna Xu, NetEase’s former GM of mobile Internet and founder of NetEase News app.
Formed by entrepreneurs who built their success at the cutting edge of the Internet development, Hike Capital has since its inception been sharing its own expertise in strategic management with new entrepreneurs, and helping them to gain insight in the industry trends and better define their own rhythm of growth. It is a fund that reaches further beyond financing as a mentor for new entrepreneurs and accompanies them on their road to success.
Hike Capital has USD and RMB funds under its management, covering extensively from Series Pre-A to Series C funding rounds. The key investment sectors include technology innovation, new consuming market and public transportation.
Hike Capital has invested Guazi.com, CHJ Automotive, Flash EX, Baby English, Huohua and Downstairs.
Starting up a business is a journey of hiking to the tall mountains. Hike Capital will accompany the new entrepreneurs in their endeavors in reaching to the top.
—— Mark Yang
Establishing Hike Capital for us is a dream come true and challenges ahead. We will be there for the new challengers along the way as they grow into top entrepreneurs.
—— Anna Xu
Trek and summit, guide and aid.
—— King Zhu
A new venture created by the founder of ganji.com, Mark Yang. Guazi.com was officially launched online on November 27, 2014 and has soon grown into the largest platform for used cars trading, directly linking buyers and sellers. In September 2017, guazi.com consolidated its existing business divisions and was upgraded to Chehaoduo Group. In the same month, Chehaoduo Group launched its new retail platform for new cars trading based on finance lease model, the maodou.com. As an important step in the strategy to upgrade the automobile ecosystem, maodou.com and guazi.com will together create synergy in the group to provide one-stop solutions for users to travel smart.
Founded in July 2015, CHJ Automotive is committed to using technology to change mobility and benefit more people.Car and home have two lines of business: First, the retail brand is Leading Ideal to meet the high-quality car needs of family users with high-end intelligent electric vehicles; Second, the brand dedicated to mobility, using intelligent electric vehicles built for mobility scenes to empowerment mobility operators.
Founded in 2014,Flash Delivery is the leading peer-to-peer intra-city fast delivery platform in China, offering the fastest and highly customized delivery service for both individuals and business owners,Flash Delivery’s platform works 24/7, and its model can complete the full cycle of a delivery service within 60 minutes on average, much faster than the traditional 4-24 hours or next day delivering model.
Baby English is a pioneer in early English education for young children who learn the language in the company of their parents at home. It created a leading brand of English education for young children by advocating the education principles of family companionship and interaction in learning. The courses on offer are well aligned with the characteristics of young children’s language development stages and their cognitive abilities through these stages, and are featured with learning through rhymes and online class participation. Over a million families and their babies have benefited from the Baby English courses.
Huohua is a leading online education institute in China, focusing on early math education and logical thinking training for young children from 3 to 12.With interactive games, cartoons and teaching toys, Huohua online class is very attractive to kids. In each lesson, teacher will follow the teaching process to inspire curiosity, explore possibility, practice repeatedly and application in more scenarios to help students not only learn knowledge, but also understand reason behind. The gold is to develop children’ s ability of logical thinking and problem solving, raise their interest on math and build a solid foundation for future study.
Z-box is a new retail company that sells fresh, healthy and good-quality food in local communities through an unmanned convenience store. The team has extensive experience in retail and TMT, previous experience in Beequick,China's top 5 star-up company in retail industry. Now Z-box has settled in more than 200 communities in Beijing, providing 24-hour, fresh and convenient community retail services for hundreds and thousands of citizens every day. In the future, it will expand cities based on the five majoy supply chain centres, aiming to become the No. 1 platform of smart retail in China.