Horizons Ventures

Founded 1999
Founders Debbie Chang Li Ka-shing Solina Chau

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Total investments 245
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$39M
Portfolio companies 127
Rounds per year 5.77
Lead investments 73
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.34
Exits 25
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

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

In 1999 was created Horizons Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Hong Kong. The company was established in Asia in Hong Kong.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Hardware. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Facebook, Spotify, Airbnb. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

This organization was formed by Debbie Chang, Li Ka-shing, Solina Chau. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Horizons Ventures works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from Horizons Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Horizons Ventures, startups are often financed by Social Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Accel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Temasek Holdings, Social Capital, Khosla Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Temasek Holdings, Mail.Ru Group, Khosla Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Late Stage Venture
650M01 Jun 2021

Bad Robot Games

PC Games
Early Stage Venture
40M18 May 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Modern Meadow

Advanced Materials
Agriculture
Biotechnology
Late Stage Venture
130M29 Apr 2021 United States, " United States"}

Endless West

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Wine And Spirits
Early Stage Venture
21M06 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

ZeroAvia

Aerospace
Air Transportation
CleanTech
Early Stage Venture
24M31 Mar 2021 United States, Hollister

Early Stage Venture
65M29 Mar 2021

AlgiKnit

Biotechnology
Manufacturing
Product Design
Sustainability
Textiles
2M25 Mar 2021 United States, New York

ALE

Aerospace
Developer Platform
Space Travel
Early Stage Venture
22M26 Feb 2021 Japan, Chiyoda

Otter.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Collaboration
Consumer Software
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Mobile
Early Stage Venture
50M25 Feb 2021 United States, " United States"}
News
Prospection Secures $45 million to Accelerate Growth of its Powerful Healthcare Insights Technology
– Prospection has successfully raised $45m from institutional investors in a Series B round, cornerstoned by new investor Ellerston JAADE with participation from existing shareholders Main Sequence and Horizons Ventures. – Prospection uses real world data, powering evidence to deliver better patient outcomes. Its powerful AI algorithms follow millions of de-identified patients over time to search for patterns in their health and treatment journey. Uniquely, these algorithms can ingest multiple longitudinal patient and... Read more
Owlstone Medical Raises $58M in Funding
– Owlstone Medical is a Cambridge UK-based global leader in Breath Biopsy® for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine. – Company raised $58m in funding. – The round was led by Horizons Ventures, which now takes a seat on Owlstone Medical’s Board, and is joined by other existing and high-profile new investors from Asia, the Middle East and the United States. – The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s commercialization of its Breath Biopsy tests. Read more

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