Acer

Founders Carolyn Yeh George Huang Stan Shih

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Total investments 14
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$11M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 0.30
Lead investments 2
Exits 7
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile
Summary

In 1976 was created Acer, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in Asia in Taiwan. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Taipei.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Acer, startups are often financed by iD TechVentures, Morningside Group, EMC. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are InveStar Capital, iRobot Corp, YASKAWA Electric Corporation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by KDDI Open Innovation Fund, FAT Capital, China Development Industrial Bank (CDIB).

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Jibo, Starbreeze, Locix. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Information Technology.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2015. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Acer works on 17 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Locix

Analytics
Computer
Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
Sensor
Software
06 Sep 2018 California, United States

Starbreeze

Console Games
Digital Entertainment
PC Games
Playstation
Software
$9M27 Jun 2016 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

GrandPad

Computer
Consumer Electronics
Mobile
Software
$8M08 Apr 2016 Santa Ana, California, United States

Jibo

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Electronics
Machine Learning
Robotics
$11M06 Aug 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Revolve Robotics

Consumer Electronics
Education
Elder Care
Health Care
Robotics
Software
Video Chat
$1M03 Apr 2015 San Francisco, California, United States

TruTag Technologies

Advanced Materials
Health Diagnostics
Pharmaceutical
$21M01 Mar 2015 California, United States

Gorilla Technology Group

Analytics
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Video
18 Jan 2015 San Bruno, California, United States

Fuhu

Apps
Consumer Electronics
Enterprise Software
Software
$6M07 May 2009 California, United States

Alchip

Electronics
Manufacturing
Product Design
$10M01 Dec 2004 New Taipei, Taiwan

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