Plus Eight Equity Fund LP

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders John Acquaviva Richie Hawtin


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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 11
Rounds per year 1.75
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Music
  • Software Engineering
  • Internet of Things
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Hardware

Plus Eight Equity Fund LP appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Plus Eight Equity Fund LP, startups are often financed by YUL Ventures, Real Ventures, Anges Quebec. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are YUL Ventures, Warner Music Group, Sony Innovation Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Flybridge Capital Partners, Union Square Ventures, True Ventures.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight LANDR, Splice. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Media and Entertainment.

The fund was created by John Acquaviva, Richie Hawtin. The overall number of key employees were 1.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Plus Eight Equity Fund LP is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Media and Entertainment
$1M15 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States


$4M28 Jan 2021 California, United States


Personal Health
Productivity Tools
Smart Cities
Smart Home
Software Engineering
$5M23 Sep 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Lynq Technologies

Communication Hardware
Consumer Electronics
Internet of Things
Location Based Services
$6M28 Jan 2020 New York, New York, United States

Rap Tech Studios

Mobile Apps
01 Nov 2019 London, England, United Kingdom


Big Data
Machine Learning
Software Engineering
$19M16 Jul 2019 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Personal Health
Productivity Tools
Smart Cities
Smart Home
Software Engineering
$1M27 Sep 2018 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


31 Aug 2018 Palo Alto, California, United States

Lynq Technologies

Communication Hardware
Consumer Electronics
Internet of Things
Location Based Services
$1M19 Jun 2017 New York, New York, United States


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