Eight Roads Ventures

Founded 1969

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Total investments 379
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 294
Rounds per year 7.29
Lead investments 126
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 76
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
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Areas of investment

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

Eight Roads Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1994. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Eight Roads Ventures, startups are often financed by IDG Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, ITOCHU Technology Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greycroft, Accel, SMBC Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, General Catalyst, SBI Investment.

This Eight Roads Ventures works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2017. When the investment is from Eight Roads Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually.

We also calculated 20 valuable employees in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Alibaba, WuXi AppTec, iSoftStone. 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 popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Medical.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Walnut

CRM
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
1
$15M31 Aug 2021 United States, New York

Innovusion

Automotive
Sensor
1
$66M13 Aug 2021 United States, Sunnyvale

Toothsi

Dental
Health Care
Wellness
1
$19M06 Aug 2021 India, Mumbai

Ruiyun Cold Chain

Logistics
Service Industry
1
$15M04 Aug 2021 China, " China"}

MoEngage

Analytics
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
Internet
Marketing Automation
Mobile
SaaS
1
$32M30 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

Spendesk

B2B
Credit Cards
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
SaaS
Software
1
$118M21 Jul 2021 France, Paris

CredR

Automotive
E-Commerce
Marketplace
n/a
$6M29 Jun 2021 India, Mumbai

Orient Speech Therapy Center

Education
Language Learning
Speech Recognition
1
$60M25 Jun 2021 China, " China"}

Insilico Medicine

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
1
$255M22 Jun 2021 China, Hong Kong Island
News
ShouTi Secures $100 Million Series B Financing to Accelerate Development of Life-Changing Medicines Fueled by Advanced Computational, Structure-Based Drug Design Platform

– ShouTi Inc. announced the close of a $100m Series B financing round.
– The round was led by BVF Partners. Additional new investors include Casdin Capital, Cormorant Asset Management, Janus Henderson Investors, Lilly Asia Ventures, Monashee Capital, Sage Partners, Stork Capital, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), TCG X, Terra Magnum Capital Partners, Woodline Partners, and co-founder and strategic partner Schrödinger.
– Existing investors also participated in the financing, including Eight Roads, F-Prime Capital Partners, Qiming Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital China, TF Capital and Wuxi AppTec.

Walnut Raises $15M in Series A Funding

– Walnut is a NYC-based sales experience platform provider.
– The company raised $15m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Eight Roads Ventures.
– The new funding will be used to expand the team, develop the technology and platform.

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