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Khazanah Nasional

Khazanah Nasional

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Headquarters Location

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur


Khazanah Nasional was established in 1993, and is a well known VC. The fund is located in Malaysia, Asia. The primary office of this VC is located in Kuala Lumpur.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 6 other countries. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Information Technology, Software. In addition, there are 44 more industries where it has achieved success. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Alibaba, Ant Financial, Palantir Technologies.

We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Khazanah Nasional is more than 1 billion dollars. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 33 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. In 2016, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Khazanah Nasional is involved in 18 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Besides Khazanah Nasional, start-ups are typically funded by Intel Capital, Fraser McCombs Capital, Chrysalix Venture Capital and 17 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Temasek Holdings, SET Ventures, Primavera Capital Group, overall with 6 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Zodius Capital, International Finance Corporation, GDP Venture, as well as 1 other investor.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 12 key employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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]

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

100.0% of cases

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


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

4.8% of cases

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


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

5.9 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]


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


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


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


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