UMC Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 60
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 2.86
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 21
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Big Data
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software

In 2001 was created UMC Capital, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Asia in Taiwan. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Hsinchu.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This UMC Capital works on 5 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Thismoment, QSecure, AtScale. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Semiconductor, Manufacturing. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the UMC Capital, startups are often financed by Storm Ventures, Worldview Technology Partners, Societe Generale Asset Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sierra Ventures, Comcast Ventures, XSeed Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Storm Ventures, Worldview Technology Partners, Sierra Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Online Portals
$10M07 Apr 2022 New Taipei, Taiwan


Augmented Reality
Enterprise Software
$15M09 Nov 2021 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

JIMU Intelligent

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$30M21 Oct 2021 Jiang'an District, Hubei, China


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$83M06 Oct 2021 Israel, North District, Israel


Cloud Data Services
Information Technology
$35M21 Jul 2021 Sunnyvale, California, United States


Machine Learning
$17M25 May 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

3D Technology
$17M24 May 2021 El Monte, California, United States


$30M14 May 2020 Indiana, United States


Big Data
10 Mar 2020 San Jose, California, United States
Sonatus Raises $35M in Series A Financing

– Sonatus, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based automotive software company, raised $35m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Translink Capital with participation from Hyundai Motor Group’s Kia Corporation, SAIC Capital, LG Electronics, Marvell, UMC Capital, and Wanxiang Group Company.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate global growth and further expand its roadmap of next-generation software-defined vehicle solutions.

SiLC Technologies Raises $17M Series A Funding Round to Advance Machine Vision Applications

– SiLC Technologies announced a $17m Series A funding round led by Alter Venture Partners and Dell Technologies Capital.
– The round was also supported by Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV, Epson, UMC Capital, Yamato Holdings and Global Brain.
– The additional financing will be used to expand SiLC’s operations, accelerate product development and gain additional production design wins – all in preparation for pre-production and product launch activities.
– Over the last year, SiLC has provided development systems to customers that are at the forefront of their respective market segments, including mobility, industrial machine vision, robotics, augmented reality, and consumer applications.
– The new funds will help further customer traction and support bringing these products to market.


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