SILK Ventures is an operationally-focused cross-border investment firm based in London and Shenzhen.
SILK seeks to invest in technology companies aiming to expand into and out of China.

Strategically partnered with SASAC (Shenzhen), governments and a network of corporations, SILK Ventures builds the tech Silk Road to the world’s most exciting market – China.

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What we do?

Strategic Investment

When we invest, we bring along strategic corporate partners and ensure our companies have the Chinese government’s support.

Global Scale

We harness exponential growth opportunities for our start-ups through commercial partnerships with global corporates.

Unique Access

Our companies get fast-tracked through the complexities of the Chinese market via our unique access and first-hand experience in China.

Corporate Innovation

We help corporates capture innovation to sustain competitive advantage in the fast-moving age of disruptive technologies.



we brought to China


$ Million

to be invested in our start-ups



in our strategic network


Accelerators and VCs

we co-invest with


The SILK Ventures' digital accelerator is designed for startups to build commercial relationships with the corporate companies in our network, for a smooth, direct and fast way to create key relationships.

The equity-free model allows companies to meet in a trusted digital environment that is fully transparent and efficient.

A few of the startups to take advantage of our free digital accelerator, include:

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Corporate companies use our platform to engage directly with innovative startups and technology companies best positioned to execute their digital vision.

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Our team applies unique local insight and access within the technology and regulatory sectors in China to help companies access necessary resources and establish themselves in the most challenging environments.
Based in the hotbed of technological innovation, we work with large Chinese companies seeking to acquire resources for overseas expansion and establish strategic partnerships with technology companies best suited to accelerate the execution of their global vision.

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