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WI Harper Group

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Peter Liu


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Total investments 185
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 131
Rounds per year 6.38
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 25
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Mobile
  • Biotechnology
  • Internet

In 1993 was created WI Harper Group, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Peter Liu. We also calculated 9 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the WI Harper Group, startups are often financed by IDG Capital, Maven Ventures, Harbinger Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are IDG Capital, SAIF Partners, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by IDG Capital, Intel Capital, Sycamore Ventures.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This WI Harper Group works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from WI Harper Group is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Panshi, Focus Media, Chemclin. The fund has no exact preference 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. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Medical Device. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Internet of Things
$5M06 Jul 2022 New Taipei, Taiwan


Information Services
Information Technology
$22M29 Nov 2021 Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Kdan Mobile Software

Market Research
$16M19 Jul 2021 Tainan, Taiwan

Engine Biosciences

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
$43M26 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

eYs3D Microelectronics

3D Technology
Virtual Reality
$7M25 May 2021 New Taipei, Taiwan


Retail Technology
$90M05 Oct 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Financial Services
Mobile Payments
$20M27 Jul 2020 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China


Information Technology
$2M24 Jul 2020 New Taipei, Taiwan


Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
$6M07 May 2020 Hong Kong
SaaS Solutions Provider Kdan Mobile Software Raises $16M in Series B Funding From Group of Tier-One Global Investors

– Kdan Mobile Software Ltd. announced $16M Series B funding.
– The round was led by Dattoz Partners, WI Harper Group, Taiwania Capital and Golden Asia Fund Mitsubishi UFJ Capital.
– Kdan is a SaaS company that designs and provides cloud-based productivity and content creation solutions for desktop, web and mobile environments.
– The round will be used to accelerate its global expansion.

Engine Biosciences Announces $43 Million Series A Round to Decipher Genetic Codes for New Medicines Through Machine Learning and Next-Generation Combinatorial Genetics

– Engine Biosciences announced the successful completion of an oversubscribed $43m Series A funding round.
– Engine identifies errors in the complex genetic codes of diseases, fixing them with precise therapeutic solutions.
– This round was led by Polaris Partners and also included new investors Invus and one of the world’s premier institutional investors, based in Singapore.
– Existing investors also participated in the Series A, which included 6 Dimensions Capital, WuXi AppTec, DHVC, EDBI, Baidu Ventures, Vectr Ventures, Goodman Capital, WI Harper, and Nest.Bio.
– Amy Schulman, Managing Partner at Polaris Partners, has joined the Engine Biosciences Board of Directors.


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