Temasek Holdings

Founded 1974


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Total investments 297
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 267
Rounds per year 6.32
Lead investments 44
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 63
Key employees 11

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet

Temasek Holdings appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1974. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Singapore. The venture was found in Asia in Singapore.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Temasek Holdings, startups are often financed by Shunwei Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Hillhouse Capital Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Horizons Ventures, Goldman Sachs, General Atlantic. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, SoftBank Investment Advisers, Sequoia Capital China.

This Temasek Holdings works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from Temasek Holdings is more than 1 billion dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Pharmaceutical, Health Care. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Alibaba, Ant Financial, Xiaomi

This organization was formed by Singapore Government. The overall number of key employees were 11.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Personal Health
$94M31 Aug 2021 United Kingdom, London

Ola Electric Mobility

Electric Vehicle
30 Aug 2021 India, Bengaluru

Apeel Sciences

Advanced Materials
Food Processing
Waste Management
$250M18 Aug 2021 United States, " United States"}


$66M13 Aug 2021 United States, Sunnyvale


$440M01 Aug 2021 India, Bengaluru


Artificial Intelligence
$80M27 Jul 2021 United States, Berkeley


Financial Services
Transaction Processing
$200M26 Jul 2021 Singapore, Singapore

Woebot Health

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$90M21 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco


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Solugen Raises Over $350 Million in Series C Funding Led by Baillie Gifford & GIC to Make Carbon Negative Chemicals

– Solugen, the company decarbonizing the chemicals industry, announced a Series C financing round of over $350m.
GIC and Baillie Gifford led the round with participation from Temasek Holdings.
– The latest round of funding will be used to expand Solugen’s Bioforge technology platform, which is used to produce lower-carbon and carbon-negative chemicals & materials for its key customers, and to expand the reach of Solugen’s product portfolio.

Apeel bites into another $250M funding round, at a $2B valuation, to accelerate fresh food supply chains

– Apeel Sciences, a food system innovation company, raised $250m in Series E funding.
– The round was led by Temasek and joined by a group of new and existing investors.
– With the new funding, Apeel has now raised over $635m since the company was founded in 2012.
– The company developed a plant-based layer for the surface of fruits and vegetables that is tasteless and odorless and that keeps moisture in while letting oxygen out.


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