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Amino Capital

Investor type Accelerator
Founders David Wei Jun Wu Larry Li

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Total investments 135
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 105
Rounds per year 13.50
Lead investments 19
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 17
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile
Summary

Amino Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by David Wei. We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Amino Capital, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Social Starts, Zillionize Angel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are CRCM Ventures, 500 Startups, Greylock Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Crosslink Capital, Magma Venture Partners.

This Amino Capital works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The typical startup value when the investment from Amino Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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 DFINITY, Chime, Human Longevity The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, SaaS. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SilkChart

Digital Marketing
SaaS
$5M07 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Axoft

Electronics
Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Neuroscience
Therapeutics
$8M18 Oct 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Femtosense

Information Technology
Software
$8M28 Sep 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Fixposition

Autonomous Vehicles
Computer Vision
Drones
GPS
Information Services
Information Technology
Navigation
Robotics
$950K09 Aug 2022 Zurich, Switzerland

Brown Foods

Food and Beverage
$2M09 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Trash Warrior

Information Technology
Internet
Mobile Apps
Software
Waste Management
$8M31 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Dmails

Cyber Security
Email
Information Technology
Network Security
Software
09 Feb 2022 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Daedalean

Aerospace
Air Transportation
Autonomous Vehicles
Computer Vision
Software
$57M17 Jan 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Dudao Keji

Information Technology
Productivity Tools
Software
$7M22 Dec 2021 Haidian, Beijing, China
News
AnChain.AI Raises $10M in Funding

– AnChain.AI is a San Francisco CA-based blockchain security company.
– Company raised $10M in funding.
– The round was led by SIG Asia Investments with participation from Fin VC, Nima Capital, Hard Yaka and Amino Capital.
– The new investment will be aimed at accelerating product development and recruitment across research and development, engineering, customer success and sales.

Fluid Biotech Raises $4.7MUSD in Seed Funding

– Fluid Biotech Inc. from Calgary, AB, Canada closed a $4.7m seed funding round.
– The round was led by Metis Innovative of Miami and ShangBay Capital of Palo Alto, California, with participation from new investors UCeed Health Fund and UCeed Child Health and Wellness Fund from the University of Calgary, Thin Air Labs, Wharton Alumni Angels, Amino Capital, Bluesky Equities, ThresholdImpact and Alabaster Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds to engage contract manufacturers to initiate production, complete regulatory milestones, and plan for first-in-human implantation.

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