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Founded under a different name in 2002, the company became UCAR in 2016. A comprehensive car services provider, it now operates in nearly 300 cities across China. It has served around 60 million Chinese users and manages a total of 400,000 vehicles. UCAR has four business units: car rental service provider, chauffeured car service provider, auto e-commerce platform and automotive financing service platform It invests in automotive businesses and startups.

With offices in Beijing and Hong Kong, Primavera Capital Group focuses on private equity investment and helps businesses with corporate restructuring and non-performing assets handling. It was founded in 2010 by Fred Hu (Hu Zuliu), who worked at Goldman Sachs from 1997–2010 and served as the bank’s chairman for Greater China from 2008–2010.

Hike Capital was founded in December 2015 by Mark Yang, the founder of and, and Anna Xu, former general manager of the mobile internet department at NetEase and founder of the NetEase News app. The firm invests mainly in early-stage startups in the technological innovation, transaction platform, entertainment and lifestyle fields.

Centro para el Desarollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI) is a Spanish government startup accelerator under the Ministry of Science, Education and Universities. Based in Madrid, it has invested in 13 startups since 2015, predominantly focusing on scientific enterprises.

Norway-based Katapult Accelerator focuses on technology-based startups targeting environmental and societal causes. Katapult's three-month accelerator program offers training and mentorship opportunities across a range of technologies including AI, blockchain and IoT, along with access to funding and investors. The company has recently teamed up with New York's ERA accelerator to help Katapult's startups expand to the US. 

Volkswagen Group China is a division of German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen Group. Volkswagen Group China produces, sells and services cars, engines and transmission systems, as well as other parts and components. It runs more than 2,000 authorized dealerships and has 360,000 dealers on staff. Volkswagen Group China and its joint-venture companies plan to invest €15 billion by 2020 in developing autonomous and new energy vehicles.

Castel Capital is a privately-owned Dutch venture capital and equity platform. The company also works with co-investors and private family offices to build bespoke investment portfolios. Castel focuses on both tech and non-tech business opportunities across Europe. Seed funding of €100,000–€500,000 and Series A rounds of €500,000–€1 million are generally available for tech deals. Castel has a hands-on management approach and seeks to add value to the portfolio companies. The firm has invested in 10 startups in diverse sectors like digital health, fintech and transportation.

Bojiang Capital was founded in Shanghai in September 2005. The investment management group has branches in Hong Kong, Beijing, Zhejiang and Shenzhen. It also has offices in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles in the US.Bojiang mainly invests in the primary equity market and focuses on high-tech young companies in the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) industry, big data, artificial intelligence, corporate services, fintech, new materials and culture. 

Moventis is a Spanish family-run transportation company that specializes in urban and inter-city bus and tram services, as well as bus rentals. It was established in 1923 and is based in the Catalan city of Lerida. It does not normally invest in tech startups and its investment in Shotl is believed to be its first in a startup. 

Based in Singapore, Clermont Group is a venture capital group that was founded by New Zealand-born billionaire Richard F. Chandler. The company styles itself as a "business house" with a philosophy that entrepreneurship and managing capital are noble callings. To this end, Clermont invests in businesses that are geared towards fulfilling customer needs and those that generate employment. As a group, Clermont owns shares in Vietnamese healthcare group Hoan My, Philippines based clinic network The Medical City and the Small Business FinCredit company in India.

China Merchants Venture, a subsidiary of China Merchants Group, was founded in November 2015. It is headquartered in Shenzhen and has opened offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Israel and Silicon Valley. The company invests in finance, real estate, logistics, transportation, healthcare, AI, among other industries. Of the RMB 5 bn capital under its management, RMB 2bn is earmarked for a fund of funds (FOF) and the other RMB 3 bn for direct investment. As of April 2019, the FOF has invested in 28 early and growth stage funds, and directly invested in over 50 startups.  

Founded in Beijing in 2010 with a registered capital of RMB 12m, Hongdao Capital manages six RMB funds and one US dollar fund, totaling RMB 2bn. It has invested in over 80 companies, including unicorns Ofo, WeDoctor, Wecash, and The sectors it has invested in include, internet-based finance, corporate services, healthcare and AI. Its investment size ranges from RMB 500,000 to RMB 50m. 

Founded in 1995, Shenzhen Sunrise New Energy Co. Ltd., formerly known as Shenzhen Rainbow Fine Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2008. Its main lines of business include Lithium-ion battery, photovoltaic power generation and New Energy bus operation. In 2016, it set up a fund to invest in autonomous driving, wireless charging, advanced parking management, artificial intelligence and robotics sectors.

La Famiglia is a Munich-based VC fund founded in 2016, comprising family businesses, tech entrepreneurs, business angels and industry experts led by Jeanette Fürstenberg and Robert Lacher. To date, it has managed one exit, API payroll engine, Rollbox. It has invested in 23 companies, including in OnTruck's Series B round and in the Series A round of CloudNC, Coya, Asana Rebel and FreightHub. Logistics and AI are two principal areas of interest for its investments. 

LocalGlobe is one of the most active VC firms in the UK. Founded by father and son Robin and Saul Klein in 1999 and focused on seed and early-stage fundings, the firm has undertaken over 200 investments to date.In 2019, LocalGlobe aims to launch a new sister fund called Latitude to help startups in their investment portfolio, to scale up and to continue after seed through later funding rounds. LocalGlobe has managed 28 exits to date including Graze, Bitly and Zoopla. Its recent investments include in Zencargo and Weengs' Series A rounds and in VOI Technology's Series B round.

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