NIO Capital is a fund manager investing in themes reshaping the automotive, new energy and technology sectors.
    Established in 2016 and sponsored by NIO, NIO Capital leverages its unique access to global & Chinese innovation, comprehensive market understanding and flourishing ecosystem to create category-leading companies in fields such as electric vehicles, autonomous driving, shared mobility, new energy network, new materials and more.
    Our first RMB fund, the NIO New Energy Development Fund, was sponsored by NIO , Sequoia Capital China and Hillhouse Capital Group, with Yangtze River Industry Fund as anchor LP. Core investment fields of the fund include electric vehicles and related technologies, applications, intelligent automotive systems, connected vehicles and services, clean energy and new composite materials.

    Industry Cooperation

    • 2016-04
      NIO Capital announced
    • 2016-12
      NIO Capital settled in Wuhan
    • 2017-04
      Alliance with Changan Auto
    • 2017-09
      Establishment of the CCTA
    • 2017-09
      GAC GROUP JOINT VENTURE
    • 2018-04
      G7 GLP JOINT VENTURE

    Announced the establishment of NIO Capital

    NIO New Energy Development Fund was co-sponsored by NIO, Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital, with a target size of RMB 10 billion.

    NIO Capital settled in Wuhan

    NIO Capital, the Hubei Yangtze River Industry Fund, and the Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone signed offical agreement to establish NIO New Energy Development Fund in Wuhan.

    Strategic alliance with Changan Automobile formed

    NIO and Changan Automobiles set up a full and in-depth cooperation and will collaborate closely on smart and connected electric vehicles by forming a joint venture.

    Establishment of shared mobility association

    NIO Capital announced as the executive director of the China Travel & Transportation Association's shared mobility Sub-committee

    GAC GROUP JOINT VENTURE

    GAC Group and NIO Capital will cooperate in a number of areas including R&D of intelligent new energy vehicles and manufacturing of automotive parts.

    G7 GLP JOINT VENTURE

    JV will focus on developing next generation smart heavy-duty trucks powered by autonomous driving, new energy technologies, logistics big data and exploring innovative models of ‘vehicle-as-a-service’.

    Core Team

    William Li

    Partner
    Shanghai

    Founder and Chairman of NIO

    Ian Zhu

    Partner
    Beijing

    Former Managing Partner of Tsing Capital

    Junyi Zhang

    Partner
    Shanghai

    Former partner and head of automotive at Roland Berger China

    Portfolios