Luckin CoffeeChina's second largest coffee chainCenturium Investment: July and November 2018
Luckin Coffee is China’s second largest and fastest-growing coffee network, committed to providing premium coffee and experiences to consumers. The company has pioneered a technology-driven new retail model to provide coffee and other products with high quality, high affordability and high convenience to customers.
Luckin operates three types of stores, namely pick-up stores, relax stores and delivery kitchens to serve different needs of customers “Any Moment”. Luckin strategically focus on pick-up stores, which are typically located in areas with high demand for coffee, such as office buildings, commercial areas and university campuses.
Since inception, Luckin is able to cultivate a large and loyal customer base and achieve strong growth. Within 18 months, it has expanded from a single trial store in Beijing to 2,370 stores in 28 cities in China as of March 31, 2019. Luckin had over 16.8 million of cumulative transacting customers as of March 31, 2019.
Luckin Coffee aims to become the largest coffee network in China, in terms of number of stores and cups sold, by the end of 2019. It plans to open 2,500 new stores in 2019 to bring the total store count to 4,500.
China Biologic ProductsLeading integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in ChinaCenturium Investment: August 2018
China Biologic Products
China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO), is a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China. The company was founded in 2002 and listed on NASDAQ in 2009.
China Biologic’s core capabilities include plasma collection, and the manufacturing and commercialization of human plasma-based biopharmaceutical products. These products are used as critical therapies during medical emergencies and for the prevention and treatment of life-threatening diseases and immune-deficiency related diseases. As the company focuses on its plasma business, China Biologic have expanded its product pipeline to include non-plasma biopharmaceutical products and bio-medical device products to complement its market position and expand its base of users in the growing core plasma therapeutic business.
LOHOLeading eyewear brand and retail chain in ChinaCenturium Investment: September 2018
Founded in 2011 in Shenzhen, China, LOHO is the first O2O fashion glasses retail platform in China. The M2C mode firstly launched by LOHO has broken the industrial monopoly and created a mode that directly connects manufacturing to end-user. It cuts the cost of intermediate links and gains an absolute advantage in cost and price.
The LOHO platform provides updates on a daily basis, offering products with various designs and SKU to meet the needs of different consumer groups and scenarios.
The LOHO products are designed by world’s first class brand designers, and is committed to bring young consumers highly cost-effective and stylish glasses and experiences. LOHO has had several hundreds of stores nationwide in China, covering core business areas in more than 100 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Chongqing, Chengdu and Changsha, with annual sales volume of several millions of glasses and registered members of over 3 million.
KekingLeading SaaS service provider for trucking sector in ChinaCenturium Investment: September 2018
Founded in 2015, Keking is a financial factoring and SaaS company specializing in serving trucking SMEs and truck drivers in the logistics sector in China. By reducing logistics cost and improving efficiency for its users, Keking’s SaaS and fintech solutions help solve the pain points of its users, such as high transportation cost and difficulty in access financing.
Backed by top investors and shareholder resources, Keking provides data analysis, technology and all-inclusive financing solutions to users through its cloud-based platform. Services that Keking provides include the factoring of freight receivables for trucking SMEs and truck drivers in the logistics sector, provision of truck purchase loans and SaaS-based fleet management system to enhance SME’s operating efficiency.
Over the past three years, Keking has served over 10,000 trucking SMEs and over 1 million drivers, with annual platform-based logistics transaction volume of over RMB 80 billion and serving over 600,000 vehicles in the logistics sector. The company’s business spans over 25 provinces and autonomous regions in China, and the accumulative volume of the inclusive financial services products provided to SME logistics businesses and drivers reached close to RMB 20 billion.
Happy Kids EducationLeading SaaS online education platform for kindergartens in ChinaCenturium Investment: May 2019
Happy Kids Education
Officially launched in 2014, Happy Kids Education (Zhangtong Jiayuan, “Happy Kids”) is the largest SaaS-based online pre-school education technology platform offerings surveillance, instant message and a variety of ERP administration and management services to kindergartens, parents and education government bodies in China.
Happy Kids has reached strategic partnership with Hikvision, Ant Financial, Bliss Cake, China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF) and Ximalaya. For content development, the company has formed partnership with specialized education institutions like Donut (donut.koolearn.cn), All About BB- (sevenkids.cn) and Kai Shu (Kaishustory.com).
UIBChina's leading OB/GYN and children's hospital chainCenturium Investment: May 2019
UIB is a leading OB/GYN hospital and related services provider in China committed to the development and investment in the mother/infant healthcare sector. With an experienced team for development, operation and M&A, UIB is poised to expand its presence across China.
Key hospitals and facilities of UIB include Shanghai EverBetter Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Shanghai Pubin Children’s Hospital, UIB International Maternity Care Center and Ruizhitang Lady Health Care Center.
XiaopengChina's top-tier electric car companyCenturium Investment: July 2017
Founded in Guangzhou in 2014, Xiaopeng is a leading designer and manufacturer of intelligent cars in China featuring cutting-edge innovations in the internet and AI fields. The company is committed to creating a better travel experience for consumers through independent R&D and intelligent manufacturing. Xiaopeng has attracted more than 3,000 talents from across the world, of which 70 percent are engaged in R&D. Its core team are experts from top internet and automobile industries, who ensure the cross-border thinking, openness and inclusiveness of the company.
Iluvatar CorexCloud-based AI Computer software and hardware developerCenturium Investment: May 2019
Founded in December 2015, Iluvatar CoreX is a hi-tech firm jointly founded by computer experts from the Silicon Valley and elites in China from the same industry. To date, it has set up R&D centers in Nanjing, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Beijing. The company focuses on high performance computation, high-end/cloud computation chips and basic computation software, addressing the most critical issues in computation capacity of today’s AI era.
Iluvatar CoreX inherits from its founding team the genes of creating integrated solutions combining software and hardware and cloud services for enterprises. Based on its own software and hardware platforms, Iluvatar CoreX offers software products and hardware solutions for industries such as high-end manufacturing, rail transport and education with intelligent, cloud-based data platforms (e.g. SkyACC), software and hardware-integrated products (e.g. SkyAXE) and applications (e.g. SkyFront and SkyEdu). Iluvatar CoreX the only Chinese company to provide cloud-based, AI-computing software and hardware platforms of its kind and one of just a few across the world.
AutocloudProChina's leading auto parts supply chain service providerCenturium Investment: April 2018
AutocloudPro, an online auto repair platform, provides insurance, spare parts and auto repair industries with cloud-based, big data technology. With proprietary technologies and core intellectual property, it is committed to providing the most sophisticated, multi-dimensional spare parts data services and solutions for customers.
Its services include vehicle identification, damage and repair cost evaluation, spare parts search, insurance maturity information search and online trading. In addition, AutocloudPro has set up a spare parts distribution center to provide auto repairers across the country with purchasing, distribution and warehousing services.