Horizons Ventures

Horizons Ventures

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Headquarters Location

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

About

Horizons Ventures was established in 1999, and is a well known VC. The the headquarters of this VC is in Hong Kong. This investor is located in Asia, Hong Kong.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Along with Horizons Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Social Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Accel as well as 119 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Temasek Holdings, Social Capital, Khosla Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 129. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Temasek Holdings, Mail.Ru Group, Khosla Ventures, out of 98 investors from our database.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. In 2018, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Horizons Ventures participates, on average, in 18 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund generally invests in 13-24 deals every year. At the time of investment by Horizons Ventures, a typical start-up valuation would be more than 1 billion dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 24 percentage points more exits than other funds.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 12 other locations. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 4 founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Facebook, Spotify, Airbnb are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Machine Learning, Hardware. In addition, there are 51 more industries where it has achieved success.

This VC was founded by Debbie Chang, Li Ka-shing, Solina Chau. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 2.

Year Founded

1999

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: horizonsventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

96.5% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

7-12

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

24.9% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x6.8

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

6.9 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.4 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

13

Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]

4

Number of Hectocorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $100B]

1

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

5

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Social Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Accel

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Temasek Holdings, Mail.Ru Group, Khosla Ventures

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