ZENCE OBJECT Secures $2.5 Million in Seed Funding to Commercialise Sustainable Materials from Tea Residuals


First Macau originated startup back by the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 28 August 2023 – ZENCE OBJECT has achieved a significant milestone by securing a total of $2.5 million in seed funding from the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund (AEF GBA) managed by Gobi Partners GBA (Gobi GBA). This strategic investment is aimed at advancing the realm of sustainable living. Notably, this marks the first instance of AEF GBA’s investment in a Macau-based enterprise, underscoring the potential of this collaboration to catalyze the growth of new eco-conscious ventures in the region. The infusion of funds not only empowers ZENCE OBJECT but also ignites a renewed sense of optimism for the trajectory of Macau’s development.


About Gobi Partners GBA

Gobi Partners GBA (Gobi GBA) was established in 2016 as a part of the leading Pan-Asian venture capital platform Gobi Partners. Gobi GBA is the sole general partner (GP) of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF) as well as the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund (AEF GBA Fund) and has formed strategic partnerships with other renowned financial institutions such as HSBC and Hang Seng Bank.

As of 2022, Gobi GBA has invested in over 70 start-ups across the Greater Bay Area and has fostered the growth of 7 unicorns including Airwallex, Amber, Animoca Brands, GoGoX, Prenetics and more.