We are an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in New Media, E-Commerce and IT companies in the US. We take an active role in the success of our companies, seeking opportunities to provide resources and assistance at the most critical stages of their development. We select our portfolio companies according to well-established investment criteria. To interest us, a startup must:
Our typical investment is $1 million to $5 million per round, with further participation in subsequent private rounds. Patient through market and product cycles, we have a track record of sticking with our investees. We believe adding value is more than just investing money and time and we are dedicated to working as a partner with our portfolio companies to achieve success.
Though IDG is a limited partner of the fund, IDG Ventures is not a corporate fund. The firm is structured as a typical venture capital firm in that it has the mission of maximizing return on investment, but it aims to do so by leveraging the unique experience, perspective and resources of IDG to help its portfolio companies achieve success.