About us

Blue Lake Capital adopts a unique investment approach driven by deep research and industry know how. The fund was founded by Mr. Ray Hu in 2014. The investment team consists of experienced venture capital investors, successful entrepreneurs, experts with industry operations background and other talents. Focusing on the innovations in China’s digital transformation, Blue Lake mainly invests in enterprise software and advanced manufacturing start-ups. 

Blue Lake Capital currently manages both USD and RMB denominated funds.  Our investor base is primarily global institutions with a long-term vision, including top U.S. university endowments, non-profit foundations, sovereign wealth funds, established family offices as well as successful entrepreneurs. 

Since its inception, Blue Lake Capital has invested over 100 companies, more than 20 of which have become industry leaders, including Yiheda Automation (301029.SZ), Chaozhuo Aviation (688237.SH), Momenta, Jushuitan (JST), Moka, Zhenyun Technology and Cloud Helios.  The portfolio companies have raised over RMB20 billion over the years in follow-up financing rounds. Blue Lake has been recognised by CVINFO (China Venture Information) as one of the “Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China” for seven years in a row. 

Honors & Awards
2022
36Kr

Top 100 Most Popular VCs Among Entrepreneurs in China

PREQIN and BPEA (Beijing Private Equity Association)

No. 1 in the “Ranking of Returns of Private Equity and Venture Capital USD Funds in Greater China”

Cyzone

Top 100 Most Admirable VCs in China

FOFWEEKLY

Top 20 VCs by Soft Power (GP) (Market Influence)

2021
EqualOcean

Top 10 VCs in Intellectual Manufacturing in China

EqualOcean

Top 10 Early VCs in Technology in China

EqualOcean

Global Innovation Awards

FOFWEEKLY

Top 20 Most Popular VCs among Limited Partners in Enterprise Services

2020
CVINFO

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

CVINFO

Top 100 Best VCs in China

2019
CVINFO

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

36Kr

Top 50 Most Popular VCs Among Entrepreneurs in China

36Kr

Top 50 Most Valued VCs Among Limited Partners in China

36Kr

Top 10 Most Discerning VCs in Advance Manufacturing in China

36Kr

Top 10 Most Discerning VCs in Enterprise Services in China

2018
36Kr

Top 50 Most Popular VCs Among Entrepreneurs in China

36Kr

Top 50 Most Popular VCs Among Limited Partners in China

CVINFO

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

2017
36Kr

Top 50 Most Popular VCs Among Entrepreneurs in China

36Kr

Top 50 Most Valued VCs Among Limited Partners in China

CVINFO

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

CVINFO

Top 10 Best Investment Cases in China’s Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Industry

YiMagazine

“Top 50 VCs in China”

2016
CVINFO

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

CVINFO

Top 10 Best VCs in China

China Renaissance

Top 10 Emerging VCs

36Kr

Top 10 Emerging VCs

Zero2IPO Group

Top 20 Emerging Equity Investment Funds in China

2015
CVINFO

Emerging VC

Beijing News

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

2014
CVINFO

Top 50 Best Foreign-funded VCs in China

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