Eight Capital

Founded 2005
Founders Vikram Chachra

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Total investments 35
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$37M
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 2.19
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 28
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Mining
  • Cannabis
  • Medical
  • Mineral
Summary

In 2005 was created Eight Capital, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Asia in India. The main department of described VC is located in the Mumbai.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Eight Capital performs on 4 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

The fund was created by Vikram Chachra. The overall number of key employees were 4.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight 4Front, Maana, Progressa. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Machine Learning, Restaurants. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Eight Capital, startups are often financed by Intel Capital, GE Ventures, Frost Data Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vikram Chachra, Sino Capital Group, Shell Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by LetsVenture, Cypress Hills Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Rivalry

eSports
Gambling
n/a
$22M22 Jun 2021

Osisko Development

Mineral
Mining
Precious Metals
n/a
$86M08 Jan 2021 Canada, Montreal

MindMed

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
1
$72M14 Dec 2020 United States, New York

Converge Technology Solutions

Information Technology
IT Infrastructure
Software
1
$64M27 Nov 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

MindMed

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
1
$27M25 Nov 2020 United States, New York

ExRo Technologies

CleanTech
Electric Vehicle
Solar
n/a
$33M24 Nov 2020 Canada, Vancouver

AcuityAds

Ad Targeting
Advertising
Analytics
Digital Marketing
Machine Learning
1
$18M16 Nov 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

OrganiGram

Cannabis
Health Care
Medical
n/a
$54M12 Nov 2020 Canada, Ottawa

Bragg Gaming

n/a
$16M26 Oct 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

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