8 Miles Founded 2008
Founders Dugald Agble Emad Barsoum Hemen Shah Nathan Mintah
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Total investments 3
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$20M
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.23
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
Exits -
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Private Equity
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Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

8 Miles is the famous VC, which was founded in 2008. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom.

This organization was formed by Dugald Agble, Emad Barsoum, Hemen Shah, Nathan Mintah.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the 8 Miles, startups are often financed by Morgan Stanley, International Finance Corporation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are KFW DEG, African Capital Alliance. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Norfund.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Beloxxi, eleni. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Nigeria. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Financial Exchanges, Snack Food.

Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 55 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2016.

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CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
eleni
Consulting
Information Technology
Private Equity
05 Jun 2013 Kenya, Nairobi
Beloxxi
Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Manufacturing
Snack Food
Private Equity
80M14 Aug 2016 Nigeria, Agbara
Verde Beef Processing
Agriculture
Farming
Food and Beverage
Private Equity
01 Nov 2015 Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
Verde Beef Processing
Agriculture
Farming
Food and Beverage
Private Equity
01 May 2016 Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
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