WHO CAN INVEST?
Investment opportunities on Shanghai Valley are restricted to a certain group of qualified investors only, mostly institutional investors. You must complete a short questionnaire by clicking on the red “GET STARTED” button above that will help us assess whether you are qualified under current legislation where you reside.
IS SHANGHAI VALLEY OPEN TO INVESTORS OUTSIDE CHINA?
Yes. Shanghai Valley is open to all accredited investors internationally, even if you are not located in China. You could also be an investor who has an interest in our portfolio companies because of their China angle, utilizing distribution and/or manufacturing resources in China. However, our companies reserve the right of refusal for any investment. Furthermore, regardless of the investor’s location, Shanghai Valley’s core focus is the same: bringing companies to the China market through strategic investment.
WHO ARE THE MAIN INVESTORS IN SHANGHAI VALLEY NETWORK?
With more than 200 institutional investors in our network, most of them are VCs, family offices, and corporate investors in China, and some investors from the US and Europe who are interested in companies with China angle.
HOW DO I REGISTER TO BE AN INVESTOR ON SHANGHAI VALLEY?
You must complete a short questionnaire by clicking on the red “GET STARTED” button above that will help us assess whether you are qualified under current legislation where you reside.
WHY SHOULD I INVEST IN COMPANY THROUGH SHANGHAI VALLEY?
Our exclusive network of contacts worldwide and streamlined due diligence process helps you tap into investment opportunities that were previously inaccessible, and saves you time for the search. Our online and offline platform also gives you quick, secure communication tools to access, manage, and speed up the investment cycle and search for quality investment opportunities remotely.
WHAT CAN I GET WHEN I INVEST THROUGH SHANGHAI VALLEY?
You will own the equity and/or dividends as promised by the specific company that you invest in. It varies case by case.
WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF INVESTING?
Investments in companies are subject to significant risks of illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment value and dilution, and it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Investors should also carefully review their own financial situation and the risks described in the deal offering documents prior to making an investment. Please refer to more detailed risk warning.
WHAT IS DIVERSIFICATION AND HOW DOES IT REDUCE SOME OF THE RISK OF INVESTING IN COMPANIES VIA SHANGHAI VALLEY?
Investors should deploy a diversification strategy (i.e. an investment portfolio) when making investments. Diversification means spreading your money and make multiple investments, which will help you reduce the overall risks and cushion losses. However, it will not lessen all of risks.
WHERE CAN I FIND FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT COMPANIES SHOWCASED ON THE WEBSITE?
The more detailed company profile will only be visible for certain group of Shanghai Valley registered investors with the company’s permission. The profile will typically describe the underlying business in-depth, company financial statement, detailed product descriptions, and other progress updates from the company’s management team.
AM I ABLE TO ASK THE COMPANY MANAGEMENT TEAM QUESTIONS ABOUT THEIR BUSINESS?
Yes, absolutely. For Shanghai Valley investors, we may set up in-person meetings, investor roadshows, or video conferencing calls before you make any investment decisions.
AFTER I INVEST, HOW DO I KEEP UPDATED ON THE STATUS OF THE COMPANY?
Each company will set the type and frequency of information its management agrees to provide. The companies are responsible for the fulfillment of such information reporting requirements on a minimum quarterly basis. Shanghai Valley will not be responsible for the communication details between investors and company management team.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT COMMITMENT PER COMPANY OFFERING?
The minimum investment commitment may vary with investment options and across deals. Majority of investments are expected to, in many of the cases, have a minimum commitment of US$250,000 per investment per investor.