Pacific 8 Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Chris Shu Jack Liang Ser-Chen Fu


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Total investments 17
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 2.43
Lead investments 1
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Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Genetics

In 2015 was created Pacific 8 Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Asia in Taiwan. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Taipei.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

The fund was created by Chris Shu, Jack Liang, Ser-Chen Fu. The overall number of key employees were 3.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Karius, Multiply Labs, Fauna Bio For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile, SaaS. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite 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.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Pacific 8 Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Three Leaf Ventures, StartUp Health. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are aMoon Fund, Three Leaf Ventures, StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Webb Investment Network, Tom Williams.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$125M30 Mar 2022 California, United States

Fauna Bio

Health Care
$9M21 Sep 2021 Berkeley, California, United States

Bunkerhill Health

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
01 Dec 2020 Palo Alto, California, United States


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$15M10 Mar 2020 California, United States

Health Care
Health Insurance
Information Technology
04 Feb 2020 Vienna

Mammoth Biosciences

Health Diagnostics
Life Science
$45M30 Jan 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Fauna Bio

Health Care
$4M11 Apr 2019 Berkeley, California, United States

Hint Health

Developer Platform
Health Care
Information Technology
$10M08 May 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$2M15 Sep 2017 California, United States
Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Funding

– Fauna Bio is an Emeryville, California-based biotechnology company leveraging animal genomics to improve human health.
– The company raised $9m in Seed funding.
– The round was led by LifeForce Capital with participation from True Ventures, Boom Capital, Pacific 8 Ventures, BioMed Ventures, Vibe Capital and Arcadia Science.
– The new investment will be used to expand its drug discovery platform Convergence while accelerating the discovery of new therapeutic targets for human diseases across a broad range of indications.


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