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Baidu Ventures

Baidu Ventures

Baidu Ventures



Baidu Ventures (BV) was launched as an AI-investment arm of online search and internet conglomerate Baidu in September 2016. It has regional headquarters in Beijing and Silicon Valley. With a phase-I fund of US$200m, it focuses on early-stage AI-startups.In San Francisco, BV's non-strategic fund focuses on the AI and robotics sectors providing pre-seed to Series B funding. Headed by Saman Farid as partner since November 2017, the US team manages investments in over 70 startups including Airmap,, Atomwise, 8i and Subtle Medical.

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