8 Miles

8 Miles

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London

About

8 Miles is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2008. The VC's location is in Europe, United Kingdom. The main office of this VC is situated in London.

This VC was founded by Dugald Agble, Emad Barsoum, Hemen Shah, Nathan Mintah.

In 2016, the fund's activity was at its peak. In real terms, this VC performs 55 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are most common for this fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 1-2 participants. Besides 8 Miles, start-ups are typically funded by Morgan Stanley, International Finance Corporation. The most common co-investors for the fund are KFW DEG, African Capital Alliance. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Norfund.

The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. Also, a start-up has to be aged 11-15 years to expect investment from this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Financial Exchanges, Snack Food. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. Beloxxi, eleni are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - Nigeria. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio.

Year Founded

2008

Fund Activity

Not operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: 8miles.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

<1

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

12.5% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Morgan Stanley, International Finance Corporation

Funds Investing Together

KFW DEG, African Capital Alliance

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Norfund

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