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Horizons Ventures

Founders Debbie Chang Li Ka-shing Solina Chau

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Total investments 351
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$41M
Portfolio companies 197
Rounds per year 14.04
Lead investments 90
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits 32
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Voyage Foods

Food and Beverage
$52M08 May 2024 Oakland, California, United States

Fano Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Customer Service
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Speech Recognition
02 May 2024 Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Cauldron Ferm

Biotechnology
$6M18 Mar 2024 Orange, New South Wales, Australia

Xampla

Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing
$7M30 Jan 2024 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

CellVoyant

Biotechnology
$10M17 Jan 2024 Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

Kimia Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Therapeutics
$55M19 Dec 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

Promise Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Construction
Industrial Automation
Robotics
SaaS
Software
$16M31 Oct 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Erthos

Environmental Consulting
Manufacturing
$5M26 Sep 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BioLoomics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Sensor
$8M19 Sep 2023 Boulder, Colorado, 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 commercial datasets globally from varied sources such as governments, insurers, healthcare providers/institutions and health records, to produce rich and accurate insights at high speed.
– These datasets are turned into actionable, medical insights to help determine the best treatment plan for a patient, locate patients who would benefit from improved therapeutic decisions and be written into publishable evidence for scientific journals.

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.

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Total investments 351
Average round size 41M
Rounds per year 14.04
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 90
Follow on index 0.44
Exits 32
Group Appearance index 0.89

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Voyage Foods

Food and Beverage
$52M08 May 2024 Oakland, California, United States

Fano Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Customer Service
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Speech Recognition
02 May 2024 Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Cauldron Ferm

Biotechnology
$6M18 Mar 2024 Orange, New South Wales, Australia

Xampla

Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing
$7M30 Jan 2024 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

CellVoyant

Biotechnology
$10M17 Jan 2024 Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

Kimia Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Therapeutics
$55M19 Dec 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

Promise Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Construction
Industrial Automation
Robotics
SaaS
Software
$16M31 Oct 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Erthos

Environmental Consulting
Manufacturing
$5M26 Sep 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BioLoomics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Sensor
$8M19 Sep 2023 Boulder, Colorado, United States
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