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


Last Funding Type
Series B
Last Funding Money Raised
Automotive,Autonomous Vehicles,Electric Vehicle,Electronics,Transportation
Founded date
Nov 1, 2014
Number Of Employee
5001 - 10000
Operating Status
Stock Symbol
Legal Name
Shanghai Weilai Automobile Co., Ltd
Also Known As
NIO LIMITED,NextCar,蔚来,Weilai,上海蔚来汽车有限公司,nextev

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.

Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds
Total Funding Amount
$3.98B ¥10B
NIO has raised a total of $3.98B ¥10B in funding over 2 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on May 20, 2022 from a IPO round.
Announced Date Round Money Raised Number of Investors Lead Investors Post Valuation
May 20, 2022 IPO Detail
Apr 29, 2020 Post-IPO Equity $1B 3 Hefei City Construction and Investment Holding Group Detail
Mar 6, 2020 Post-IPO Debt $235M Detail
Feb 14, 2020 Post-IPO Debt $100M Detail
Sep 8, 2019 Post-IPO Debt $200M 2 Tencent
William Li


Number of Investments
Number of Lead Investments
NIO has made 6 investments. Their most recent investment was on Sep 28, 2022, when Greenwing Resources raised $12M.
Date Company Name
Round Money Raised Industry Lead Investor
Post-IPO Equity $12M Advanced Materials Yes
Oct 28, 2020 The Graph
Initial Coin Offering $12M Blockchain
Jul 15, 2020 Aave
Initial Coin Offering $3M Blockchain
Sep 17, 2017 Kyber Network
Initial Coin Offering $60M Cryptocurrency
Jul 13, 2017 Tezos
Initial Coin Offering $232M Blockchain

Employee Profiles

Number of Employee Profiles
NIO has 11 current employee profiles, including Executive William Li


NIO has had 1 exits. NIO most notable exits include Greenwing Resources

Date Company Name Exit Type Industry
Oct 21, 2005 Greenwing Resources IPO Advanced Materials Detail