Growth requires grit, excellence and passion.

We are growth equity specialists who work tirelessly to help build exceptional businesses.

We invest in mid-market companies that have proven potential to challenge the status quo with differentiated capabilities and solutions.

Growth equity specialist.
China focused.
Mid-market oriented.

Welkin is a growth equity investment firm focused on mid-market companies in China with a distinctive value creation approach. Founded in 2009, our origins can be traced to a century-long history of industrial achievement, technological innovation, and entrepreneurship in China. Today, Welkin embodies the collective heritage, entrepreneurial experience, domain expertise, and industry networks of our founders and a growing platform of distinguished strategic partners in the region.

We utilize these capabilities extensively to develop unique insights, build long-term partnerships, catalyze growth, and create shared value for our portfolio partners, investors, and employees.

Our Approach

Heritage of building value.

We are patient builders who invest our long-term capital, operating resources, and domain expertise into helping mid-market companies realize their growth potential. We work hand-in-hand with our portfolio partners on a day-to-day basis to achieve high-impact results in customer acquisition, product development, strategic positioning, and talent recruitment.

We approach growth equity investing with a strategic mindset that is tailored for mid-market companies in China.


Our name "Welkin" embodies our values and heritage.

Coming together and partnership.

We create value for our partners by working together with a “win-win” spirit.

Diligence and

We believe outcomes are driven by hard work, focus, and grit.


Relationships built on responsibility.

Welkin is committed to being a responsible investor. We integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) considerations into our investment and decision-making processes. We believe that our investment strategy is consistent with integration of ESG factors into our investment process and that ESG factors are drivers of investment returns.

Welkin News
October 19, 2021

Welkin Appoints Kan Ye as Head of Value Creation To Further Enhance Portfolio Partnerships

February 10, 2021

Htrip Technology Receives Funding From Welkin to Digitally Transform Hospitality in China

September 22, 2020

Shawya Biotechnology Partners With Welkin To Bring Personalized, Technology-Enabled Skincare to Mass Market Consumers