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NIO

11 Disclosed Funding Rounds $5,434,271,280

0 Participating Investments


Electric Vehicle, Transportation, Automotive, Electronics, Manufacturing

NIO is an automotive company that designs and develops electric autonomous vehicles.

Shanghai, Shanghai, China, Asia (CN)

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Asia-Pacific (APAC) (0 Investors) (0 Startups)

Founded date 11, 2014

Founders Lihong Qin, Jack Cheng, William Li

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage IPO

Last Funding Type Post-IPO Equity

Also known as NIO LIMITED, NextCar, 蔚来, Weilai, 上海蔚来汽车有限公司, nextev

Company Type For Profit


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NIO Inc. is a pioneer in China’s premium smart electric vehicle market. NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle by offering premium smart electric vehicles and being the best user enterprise. NIO designs, jointly manufactures, and sells smart and connected premium electric vehicles, driving innovations in next generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Redefining the user experience, NIO provides users with comprehensive, convenient and innovative charging solutions and other user-centric services. NIO began deliveries of the ES8, a 7-seater high-performance premium electric SUV in China in June 2018, and its variant, the six-seater ES8, in March 2019. NIO officially launched the ES6, a 5-seater high-performance premium electric SUV, in December 2018 and began deliveries in June 2019. NIO officially launched the EC6, a 5-seater smart premium electric Coupe SUV, in December 2019 and plans to commence deliveries in 2020.

Date Round Raised Lead
April, 29, 2020 Post-IPO Equity $1,000,000,000 Hefei City Construction and Investment Holding Group
March, 06, 2020 Post-IPO Debt $235,000,000 -------
February, 14, 2020 Post-IPO Debt $100,000,000 -------
September, 08, 2019 Post-IPO Debt $200,000,000 Tencent Holdings, William Li
May, 28, 2019 Post-IPO Equity $1,447,153,499 Beijing E-town International Investment & Development
October, 10, 2018 Post-IPO Equity Undisclosed Baillie Gifford
November, 10, 2017 Series D $1,143,000,000 Tencent Holdings
November, 01, 2017 Series D Undisclosed -------
March, 16, 2017 Series C $645,709,869 Tencent Holdings, Baidu
July, 21, 2016 Series B $316,000,000 Lenovo, Temasek Holdings, Sequoia Capital China, Joy Capital
March, 18, 2015 Series A $347,407,911 -------

NIO Investors (38)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
CMG-SDIC Capital Management No Post-IPO Equity $1,000,000,000 April, 29, 2020 -------
Hefei City Construction and Investment Holding Group Yes Post-IPO Equity $1,000,000,000 April, 29, 2020 -------
Anhui Provincial Emerging Industry Investment No Post-IPO Equity $1,000,000,000 April, 29, 2020 -------
Tencent Holdings Yes Post-IPO Debt $200,000,000 September, 08, 2019 -------
William Li Yes Post-IPO Debt $200,000,000 September, 08, 2019 -------
Beijing E-town International Investment & Development Yes Post-IPO Equity $1,447,153,499 May, 28, 2019 -------
Baillie Gifford Yes Post-IPO Equity Undisclosed October, 10, 2018 -------
Lone Pine Capital No Series D $1,143,000,000 November, 10, 2017 -------
Tencent Holdings Yes Series D $1,143,000,000 November, 10, 2017 -------
Baillie Gifford No Series D $1,143,000,000 November, 10, 2017 -------
China Asset Management No Series D $1,143,000,000 November, 10, 2017 -------
CITIC Capital Holdings No Series D $1,143,000,000 November, 10, 2017 -------
K3 Ventures No Series D $1,143,000,000 November, 10, 2017 -------
Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group (LCIG) No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
Haitong International Securities Group No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
Tencent Holdings Yes Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
TPG No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
Hillhouse Capital Group No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
Baidu Yes Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
Everbright-IDG Industrial Fund No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
NewMargin Ventures No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
IDG Capital No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
GIC No Series C $645,709,869 March, 16, 2017 -------
MSA Capital No Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
HOPU Investment Management Company No Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Lenovo Yes Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Tencent Holdings No Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Temasek Holdings Yes Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
TPG No Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Sequoia Capital China Yes Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Joy Capital Yes Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Hillhouse Capital Group No Series B $316,000,000 July, 21, 2016 -------
Padmasree Warrior No Series A $347,407,911 March, 18, 2015 -------
Smart Group No Series A $347,407,911 March, 18, 2015 -------
Shunwei Capital No Series A $347,407,911 March, 18, 2015 -------
Sequoia Capital China No Series A $347,407,911 March, 18, 2015 -------
Joy Capital No Series A $347,407,911 March, 18, 2015 -------
Hillhouse Capital Group No Series A $347,407,911 March, 18, 2015 -------