WK Technology Fund

WK Technology Fund

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Headquarters Location

Taiwan, Taipei

About

The VC's location is in Asia, Taiwan. The primary office of this VC is located in Taipei.

The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from WK Technology Fund is 50-100 millions dollars. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2012. WK Technology Fund is involved in 0 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. In 2002, the fund's activity was at its peak. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 9 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 1 key employee of this fund in our database.

The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Wireless, Network Hardware. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 11 more areas of investment. Aruba Networks, Polaris Networks, SmartPipes are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 5-6 participants. Aside from WK Technology Fund, start-ups are often funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, TELUS Ventures, Raza Venture Fund and 25 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Sequoia Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Voyager Capital, the total number of co-investors is 26. The investors in the following rounds are usually Sequoia Capital, TELUS Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and 15 VCs in total.

Fund Activity

Not operative

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: wk.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, first last_initial, last first_initial, first_initial last

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

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

25.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x10.3

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.3 years

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

0.3 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

1

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Sequoia Capital, TELUS Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures

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