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8VC

Founders Alex Kolicich Drew Oetting Jake Medwell Joe Lonsdale Kimmy Scotti

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Total investments 416
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$41M
Portfolio companies 261
Rounds per year 46.22
Lead investments 39
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 15
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • SaaS
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
Summary

8VC appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

This organization was formed by Alex Kolicich, Drew Oetting, Jake Medwell, Kimmy Scotti. We also calculated 9 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the 8VC, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Thrive Capital, Sway Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Great Oaks Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, Emergence.

This 8VC works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from 8VC is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Oscar Health Insurance Co., Flexport, Guardant Health We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, SaaS. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

LightBeam.ai

Compliance
Information Services
Privacy
Security
Software
$17M01 Feb 2024 Palo Alto, California, United States

Harbor Health

Health Care
Medical
mHealth
Personal Health
Wellness
$95M11 Jan 2024 Austin, Texas, United States

Rainbow

Consulting
Finance
Insurance
Small and Medium Businesses
$12M10 Jan 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Armada

Cloud Computing
Software
$55M11 Dec 2023 -

Cambium Biomaterials

Energy
Fuel
Renewable Energy
$19M05 Dec 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

Default

Sales
Software
$6M09 Nov 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Samara

Architecture
Home and Garden
Home Decor
Home Renovation
Interior Design
$41M30 Oct 2023 New York, New York, United States

Saronic

Artificial Intelligence
Drones
Government
Marine Technology
Military
National Security
$55M09 Oct 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

ClearFeed

Collaboration
SaaS
Software
$2M04 Oct 2023 Beaverton, Oregon, United States
News
Hexagon Bio Raises $61 Million to Advance Novel Small-Molecule Medicines Mined from Microbial Genomes

– Hexagon Bio, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the discovery of medicines encoded in the global metagenome, announced that it has raised $61 million to fuel the continued development of its platform to design and develop new therapeutics mined from microbial genomes.
Nextech Invest led the financing, with participation from new investors SoftBank Vision Fund 2* and Casdin Capital, as well as existing investors The Column Group, 8VC, and Two Sigma Ventures.
– Hexagon’s interdisciplinary platform combines technological advances and proprietary insights across machine learning, genomics, synthetic biology and automation to systematically discover new chemical compounds linked to known protein targets.
– Hexagon has built a database of microbial genomes that is more than twice the size of all public databases and is adding thousands of additional genomes per month.

Flywheel Raises $22M in Series C Funding

– Flywheel announces a $22m Series C funding round.
– The round was led by 8VC and includes iSelect, Argonautic Ventures, Beringea, Novartis, HPE Pathfinder, Spike Ventures, Key Investments, Seraph, Great North Labs and others.
– Flywheel’s cloud-based data management platform enables researchers to accelerate discovery through streamlined data curation and management, automated pipelines for machine learning and analysis, and tools to ensure secure collaboration.
– With Flywheel’s platform in place, researchers across academic, clinical and life sciences organizations can transform productivity and accelerate innovation in imaging research, multicenter studies, AI development and clinical trials.

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Total investments 416
Average round size 41M
Rounds per year 46.22
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 39
Follow on index 0.36
Exits 15
Group Appearance index 0.97

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

LightBeam.ai

Compliance
Information Services
Privacy
Security
Software
$17M01 Feb 2024 Palo Alto, California, United States

Harbor Health

Health Care
Medical
mHealth
Personal Health
Wellness
$95M11 Jan 2024 Austin, Texas, United States

Rainbow

Consulting
Finance
Insurance
Small and Medium Businesses
$12M10 Jan 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Armada

Cloud Computing
Software
$55M11 Dec 2023 -

Cambium Biomaterials

Energy
Fuel
Renewable Energy
$19M05 Dec 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

Default

Sales
Software
$6M09 Nov 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Samara

Architecture
Home and Garden
Home Decor
Home Renovation
Interior Design
$41M30 Oct 2023 New York, New York, United States

Saronic

Artificial Intelligence
Drones
Government
Marine Technology
Military
National Security
$55M09 Oct 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

ClearFeed

Collaboration
SaaS
Software
$2M04 Oct 2023 Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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