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Temasek Holdings

Temasek Holdings

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Headquarters Location

Singapore, Singapore


Temasek Holdings is the renowned VC, which was created in 1974. The the headquarters of this VC is in Singapore. The VC's location is in Asia, Singapore.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Pharmaceutical, Health Care. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 137 more industries for this fund. Alibaba, Ant Financial, Xiaomi are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. 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 12 other countries. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10.

This VC was founded by Singapore Government. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 11.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Aside from Temasek Holdings, start-ups are often funded by Shunwei Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Hillhouse Capital Group and 257 other funds. The fund often co-invests with Horizons Ventures, Goldman Sachs, General Atlantic, overall with 161 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Tencent Holdings, SoftBank Investment Advisers, Sequoia Capital China, and 90 VCs in total.

The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. Temasek Holdings participates, on average, in 4 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 25 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Temasek Holdings is more than 1 billion dollars. In 2018, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active.

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]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first last, first, first last_initial

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

99.3% 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]

15.9% 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]

4.5 years

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

0.63 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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